November 12, 2018 – 12:10 a.m.
Writing El País
Juan Sebastián Quintero, the defender of Deportivo Cali, suffered an attempt in his life this Sunday night, supposedly fans who shot him while he was driving in the Alfaguara neighborhood.
The news was confirmed to El Pais by the player's father, Diego Quintero, who said his son had been saved by a miracle.
"We had who and when I waited, I got a phone call from a friend who told me about what happened." The car was shot at a time when Juan was with his younger brother, La Sijín became aware of this situation and after checking Juan's car, they told him that it was miraculously saved, football could not reach these extremes, "said Valle del Cauca's central defender father.
Quintero held Deportivo Cali in the last league games and had a positive performance.
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However, the team did not qualify for the second round, which aggravated the spirits of a more radical green and white fans sector.
El País learned that two other players, Nicolás Benedetti and Jeison Angulo, were threatened.