Ricardo Ciciliano, former Colombian soccer player, passed away |

The former Colombian footballer died on the afternoon of this Thursday, September 17, and at the age of 43 Ricardo Manuel Ciciliano Bustillo.

Ciciliano Bustillo He was hospitalized since last Friday, September 4, in a clinic in the city of Barranquilla due to a serious lung problem that produced pneumonia from which he could not recover.

During his last years of life, the talented ex-flyer was linked to the government of the Atlantic and worked in an undertaking that led him to roll through the streets of his native Soledad.

As a professional footballer, he played about 540 matches in national football and in a brief stint in Peruvian football.

He made his debut in 1993 with the Deportivo Pereira shirt and also had an extended career in clubs such as Deportes Tolima, Atlético Bucaramanga, Deportivo Pasto, Deportes Quindío, Deportivo Cali, Millonarios, Once Caldas, Junior, Uniautónoma until his retirement in 2012 with Athletic Huila.

At the international level he only played for Juan Aurich from Peru.

Among his achievements, Ciciliano got two Colombian leagues, one with Tolima in 2003 and another with Cali in 2005. He also celebrated the Peruvian soccer title in 2011.


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