“My dearest Pepe, You have left without a farewell that has left my soul in suspense. You know that I will never be able to forget you. My dearest friend, we will see each other again in eternity,” reads the heartfelt and loving tribute with which Julio Iglesias says goodbye to Pepe Domingo Castaño, the great journalist who died this Sunday at the age of 80.
My dearest Pepe,
You have left without a goodbye that has left my soul in suspense. You know that I can never forget you.
My dearest friend, we will meet again in eternity. pic.twitter.com/B61IC8DILl
— JULIO IGLESIAS (@JulioIglesias) September 17, 2023
As confirmed by a sports journalist who knows Pepe Domingo Castaño and his family, the deceased had to meet Julio Iglesias in Galicia, who will turn 80 in a few days. Jorge Luis Armenteros, Castaño’s partner in Cope, assures that the singer and his beloved Pepe had maintained a very close relationship all their lives but that it had become closer recently.
Julio and Pepe had known each other “all their lives,” as the deceased journalist often repeated, although the journalist was a year older than Chabeli’s father. They always got along well, even though decades ago, Pepe Domingo and his song Neniña took number one from Julio Iglesias for a week.
A minute of silence
Not only Julio Iglesias pays tribute to Pepe Domingo, whose farewell all of Spain has devoted itself to since a few hours ago we learned the sad news of his death. LaLiga, in coordination with the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), has announced that a minute of silence will be observed before its matches this day in memory of the sports radio presenter Pepe Domingo Castaño, who died this Sunday at the age of 80. .
As the employers’ association had previously announced, the minutes of silence of the LaLiga EA Sports and LaLiga Hypermotion days will honor the memory of the victims of the earthquake in Morocco and the floods in Libya, and now they will also do so for that of Pepe Domingo Castaño , which he defined as a “radio icon.” “Sports journalism and radio will never be the same,” he said.
“LaLiga shows its condolences and those of all the clubs and SAD’s of Spanish football to family and friends of Pepe Domingo Castaño, as well as to those affected by these catastrophes,” he said.
Pepe Domingo Castaño died “suddenly” at the age of 80 this Sunday morning in Madrid, confirmed the program Tiempo de Juegos on the COPE Network, in which he participated.