A tribute to Aramburu

Family, former players or rugby leaders paid tribute this Sunday to Federico Martin Aramburu, shot dead at 42, a year ago to the day in Paris.

The rugby family gathered this Sunday in Paris, at 146 boulevard Saint-Germain, to pay tribute to Federico Martin Aramburu. It was here that the former rugby player was shot to death a year ago to the day by a far-right activist, who was then involved in a fight with the Franco-Argentinian a few moments earlier in a bar.

Between his friend and associate Shaun Hegarty who was present on the scene at the time of the tragedy, Thierry Dusautoir, Gonzalo Quesada, Thomas Lievremont, Imanol Harinordoquy or even the former president of the French Rugby Federation Bernard Laporte, several personalities from ball sport oval, as well as his family, participated in this tribute. On the occasion of this moment of meditation, a plaque was affixed. “Franco-Argentinian citizen, son, husband, father and friend, murdered on March 19, 2022 at the age of 42”can we read on this one.

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Leonardo Daniel Costantino, Argentine Ambassador to France, was also present. In order to ” to embody the support of the Argentinian State for Federico’s family and the condemnation by my country of this act of extreme violence against a fellow Argentinian, who also held French nationality », Reports BFM-TV.

On Saturday, before the kick off of the match between France and Wales in the Six Nations Tournament, a minute of applause was respected in memory of the former player of Biarritz, Perpignan and Dax, who counted 22 selections with the Pumas. BO supporters, for their part, gathered this Sunday in front of the Aguilera Sports Park.