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CURIOUS HISTORY

The ex of the Barça that reappeared, 40 years after they gave him by dead person

Published:19/03/2021 - 23:24h

Updated:20/03/2021 - 00:22h

Recently it has 'resurrected' Charles Thomas, ex player of the Barça of basketball between 1970 and 1975, 40 years after all thought that it had died

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The sport is full of curious histories and that seem not having at all that see with the reality, but become surprise. The FC Barcelona has not escaped and recently has jumped to the light the one of Charles Thomas, an ex player of basketball that was a member of the rows blaugrana between 1970 and 1975.

Thomas was one of the first players of the Barça pertinent of United States, with a very powerful physicist and more than two metres of height. It was one of the pioneers in doing big mates in the Spanish basketball and, as they remember, in a training put a note of 1.000 pesetas in the high of the board and he attained to trap it.

After his exit of the group culé, were a lot of the rumours that his life had given an unexpected twist and began to have familiar problems, with his couple, in specific, in addition to drugs and alcohol. The last that knew of Charles is that it had died "of violent way", as varied report, does some 40 years. Without emargo, is alive, in a geriátrico in United States and has reencontrado with an old fellow of the Barça.

Norman Carmichael, another mythical player of the FC Barcelona, has commented that recently it received a call of a woman that said him that his ex mate, Charles Thomas, wanted to speak with him and, obviously, thought that it treated of a prank... But at all more far of the reality.

A reunion of culés

The true is that Carmichael attended the videollamada and carried a big surprise. Although he also thought that Thomas had died 40 years ago, was communicating with him in this moment. It recognised, afterwards, that had remained surprised and without words.

In concrete aimed that "I remained Me without words in the moment that saw his face in the videollamada. I recognised it by his smile and his form to speak. It spoke me with a lot of calm and in any moment tried me convince that it was he. Only it wanted to speak with me", it ensures. Finally, it aimed that Thomas lives in a residence geriátrica in the place of Yellow, in Texas, United States.

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