Javier Giraldo Neira died, sportswriter

In the city of Manizales died renowned journalist Javier Giraldo Neira, known as the "dean of sports journalism" in our country, under whose school arose some of the most reputable commentators Colombia; Javier Hernandez Bonnet, César Augusto, Londoño, Ricardo Orrego and Mario César Otálvaro, among others; those with him raided sports journalism and learned the basics of the profession under his guidance.

A lawyer by profession, career did not exercise and passionate about the sport, but especially for football, He devoted his life to journalism; He was founder and editor of the weekly New Stadium, reputable publication that circulated for several years in Colombia.

Giraldo Neira, He was always linked to the radio media and all left deep mark; His beginnings were in Manizales Radio Todelar, years later he became manager of Caracol also Manizales and his last years in the sporting perspective the RCN exercised in Manizales.

The legacy of Javier Giraldo Neira will last forever in the history of sports journalism in Colombia, with a very deep feeling in the city that never wanted from, his beloved Manizales.