According to information collected by El Universal, the athlete was found in his apartment in Antioquia, completely dismembered and inside a bag.
The man was born in Medellín and began his career in the world of sports in his native country. Later, in 2000 he decided to move to Argentina, where he joined the ranks of Almargo.
Different news media indicated that Colombian authorities continue to investigate the causes of the crime, to find the person or persons responsible and ensure that they comply with their sentence.
González played in ten different teams: Envigado, Independiente Medellín, Almagro, San Lorenzo, Santa Fe, Once Caladas, Santos Lagunas, La Equidad, Deportivo Pereira and Philadephia Union.
For their part, the administrators of the Mexican team’s Twitter account, decided to release the homicide of the athlete.
‘We are sorry for the sensitive death of Juan Diego González, former player of @ClubSantos during the 2006 Closing Tournament. Our condolences for his relatives and loved ones QEPD’ [sic], was written on the social network.
This publication received 35 retweets, 208 likes and dozens of comments, through which sports fans showed sadness and concern.
On the other hand, the Independent team of Santa Fe issued its own condolences, sending a fraternal hug to all their family and relatives.
“Independiente de Santa Fe deeply regrets the death of Juan Diego González Alzate”, the administrators wrote.
Quickly, users of the digital platform were given the task of issuing their comments, lamenting the situation that is being experienced in the world.
“It is not death. It’s brutal murder”, “Soccer is going through a bad time. But violence is at its peak. Poor Colombia”, “Terrible news. Strength for your family. I remember as an child he gave me an autograph with the greatest simplicity”, “Solidarity for the family of whom in part of his life he defended the Santa Fe shirt”, “God received him with open arms”.