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A new tribute video celebrating Jonas Gutierrez fight against cancer

6 years ago

Last month, Jonas Gutierrez ran the Buenos Aires Marathon to raise funds and awareness for a cancer charity in his native Argentina.

Dressed in bright green like the rest of his running team (see below), Jonas ran the 26.2 mile (42km) course in support of FUCA (Foundation for Research, Teaching & Cancer prevention).

The runner aiding the work of oncologist Dr Fernando Petracci who is from the Alexander Fleming Institute in Argentina, as well as raising awareness about the importance of detecting testicular cancer early.

Now a video has been released using Jonas to highlight the work FUCA are doing.

The video footage below shows Jonas Gutierrez preparing for and running in the marathon, match action including with Newcastle United, spending tim ewith his family and also features the overwhelming coverage that the Newcastle midfielder has generated with his uplifting story.

Enjoy the video below in advance of Jonas’ imminent arrival back on Tyneside.

#Corro con Jonas from Benteveo on Vimeo.


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