Uruguayan Football Player Santiago Garcia Found Dead, Says Club Godoy Cruz

The 30-year-old Garcia was being treated for personal problems and depression, local news reports said.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - South American football united on Saturday, February 6h, to lament the death of Uruguayan footballer Santiago "Morro" Garcia, which was earlier confirmed by his club Godoy Cruz in a statement.

The Argentine and Uruguayan football associations, as well as South American Football Confederation president Alejandro Dominguez, also sent their condolences.

"We have to confirm the regrettable news about Santiago Garcia," said Godoy Cruz after the player was found dead in Mendoza. "Everyone at the club feels completely distressed."

The cause of death was not clear.

The 30-year-old Garcia was being treated for personal problems . . .

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