It was on January 1, 2020 when a Vicente Fernández with an exhausted face gave a message to his followers through a video that was uploaded to his social networks.
“How about friends from all my Latin and non-Latin countries? Your servant always speaks to you, I send you a very affectionate greeting on this special day, the first day of the year, wishing that happiness would tear you to pieces and happiness destroy you. Thank you very much, I love you very much, God bless you and we are seeing each other there ”, he said in his message with a smile for the public.
Despite his retirement from the stage on April 16, 2016, at the age of 76, with a concert at the Azteca Stadium, where he summoned more than 85 thousand followers, Chente maintained communication with his followers through social networks.
From his retirement he dedicated himself to leading a calmer life on his ranch The three Foals, in the company of his family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The famous man has also had difficult times, since cancer and thrombosis were some of the battles he fought in the last twenty years. In 2002 he was diagnosed with prostate cancer and ten years later, he faced liver cancer.
After his retirement, he also dedicated himself to taking care of his health, as he told the journalist Mara Patricia Castañeda, to eat healthier and go for a walk every day at least one kilometer.
He was far, that January 1, 2020, from hospitalization in August 2021 after suffering a fall while he was on his ranch, a cause that caused damage to the singer’s neck.
In July of this year, he also addressed his followers from his Instagram account to tell them not to worry about his health because he was fine.
The news was given by his son Vicente Fernández Jr, in an interview with Paola Rojas, and where he said that the singer was sedated and recovering. The charro was also operated on because of the accident on his ranch. “It was a fall at the ranch, in his room. He slipped and fell, but he responds well, ”Vicente Jr. said to Come the joy.
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Unfortunately, 81-year-old Vicente Fernández died after that last hospitalization, on December 12, 2021 and was unable to send a new New Year’s message to his followers at the beginning of 2022.
VIDEO: This was the last New Year’s message that the Charro de Huentitán left for his followers, in 2020