Agustín Álvarez Martínez was the Spanish amateur boxing champion and is one of those arrested for being the alleged pilot of the first narcosubmarine intercepted in Europe
It was Spanish boxing champion and one of the most recognized fighters in Galicia, but life led Agustín Álvarez Martínez in other ways and is now arrested for being the alleged pilot of the narcosubmarine arrested in Galicia, the first of its kind in Europe, with more than 3,000 kilos of cocaine.
“As a boxer he was exemplary, extraordinary. Y as a person here a ten. In principle I did not believe it, but now we must recognize that it is true and that he has had that problem in his life, ”explained his former coach, Francisco Amoedo, to Antena 3. “It is a hard blow. A born athlete and a champion like him. That ending in that situation is a bit sad, ”he added.
Agustin he left boxing at age 20 and disappeared. Same as he did in the submarine. The other two crew members were arrested immediately. He escaped, although he finally managed to stop the Civil Guard.