"We send you a lot of power," "Soon everything will be fine," "We are with you to support you at any moment". The video was recorded by Javier Pinola, Enzo Pérez, Exequiel Palacios, Jonatan Maidana and Santos Borré, all of the River players, and the recipient of the message is Betty Elizalde, the Argentinean radio emblematic voice At the age of 78, he fights lung cancer, which was detected in 2015.
Betty looked at those images and heard the encouraging voices at the Otamendi Sanatorium where she was admitted. While he was crying, the reporter was able to say, "It's the best gift they ever gave." Elizalde is a fan of the river and football occupies a very important place in his life. Remained two years ago, he enthuses the interviews that gave him figures Beto Alonso, César Luis Menotti, Angel Cappa, Jorge Valdano and Enzo Francescoli. And a shirt that Mario Kempes uses in World 78 is one of his most precious assets.
The video was completed by Stefano Di Carlo, the second vice president of the millionaire, who took care that, in addition to the emotional words, he also received a shirt signed by the team's players. Marcelo Gallardo, on the other hand, will send him an autograph book.
"Betty never makes a victim or talks about her illness He said Infobae José Luis Zorzi, who has been his producer and has accompanied him closely for many years. We talk about politics, about Kirchnerism, about everything. She is very lucid, there is no sign that she is affected"Of course, Elizalde looks forward to the arrival of the Copa Libertadores Superfinal between the River and Boca, which will be played this Saturday, and the millionaire's victory would be another big deal for her.
During his long career, Elizalde has made numerous radio programs and has also excelled in television. The program started in 1996 Always Betty. which combined news, reports, poetry readings, stories and topics of general interest.
In addition, he published the book profiles (1999), with interviews with personalities such as Alejandro Dolina, Adolfo Bioy Casares, José Larralde, José Sacristán, Susana Rinaldi, Chavela Vargas and Eduardo Galeano, among many others.
His works have won numerous awards: he won two Martín Fierro (Best Animator, 1974 and The Best Newspaper Program for Good morning), Zebra de Oro (1983), Argentine News Society Prize, Esquiú Cruz de Plata (1979) and Clarín Award (2007 Radio Woman, 2008 and 2009).