The mayor of Madrid, José Luis Martínez-Almeida, has lamented the death this Sunday of the journalist Pepe Domingo Castaño at the age of 80, whom he has defined as a “good friend.”

“A communication professional like few others, a man who lived and felt the radio. And a good friend. The joy he transmitted will always remain with us. This is how I will remember you. All my love for his family,” the councilor has transferred on his networks. social with an image in which they are together.

The popular radio presenter has died suddenly at the Zarzuela Hospital in Madrid, surrounded by his loved ones, as explained by the station.

Pepe Domingo Castaño, one of the most recognizable voices on the Spanish airwaves, was one of the main hosts of the program ‘Tiempo de Juego’, COPE’s sports space.

“The day we never wanted to arrive has arrived. This morning Pepe Domingo Castaño died at the age of 80. We don’t know what to say because Pepe was everything to us,” the program published on its X account (former Twitter).

“The radio will never sound the same again without you. This family will never beat the same again without you but, for you, we will continue. We still don’t know how we are going to do it but we will continue to fill the void you leave us with life and radio. We love you Pepe, we love you and we will always love you as you have taught us, with joy and united,” he stressed.