Controversy caused by the sayings of Roberto Cereceda on the TNT Sports program Sabor a Gol, where he compared the fans of Colo Colo and Universidad de Chile, two clubs where he played during his long career. Regarding the Cacique fans, he mentioned that “they are a little weaker.”.
This last term did not go down well with Alba fans as it was associated with vulgarity and even criminality. For this reason, Eléctrico wanted to make it clear that he never wanted to disrespect the bias of Colo Colo, a club of which he is a recognized fan.
Roberto Cereceda apologizes for the unfortunate wording
In the middle of the national holidays, Roberto Cereceda took a short break to publicly apologize on his Instagram account: “I apologize to all Colocolino fans who were offended by the word “Flaite”.“.
“For me this word has something to do with popularity, modesty, neighborhood, etc. When I talk about Flaite, believe me, I will always be the first to get it. From my parents to most of my family, we came from below and I will never forget where I came from. I am eternally grateful to the Colocolino people,” said the current Audax Italiano full-back.
He added another message to the post with a photo of a crowded Arica sector Monumental stadium: “I will never forget that they supported me and gave me strength during a difficult time in my life.“.
Finally, he attacked the press, which had only taken this sentence from the interview: “Some journalists are always looking for the ‘most controversial’ thing, the interview on the show was very nice and there were a few media outlets that just highlighted what it was is.” causes discussions.”
How long did Roberto Cereceda play in Colo Colo?
Roberto Cereceda came to Colo Colo from Audax Italiano in mid-2007. He was in Cacique until 2011, when he went to Catholic University after serving a six-month sentence for cocaine use in Bolivia, during which he tested positive for doping.
How many titles did Roberto Cereceda win in Colo Colo?
In the four years he played for Colo Colo, Eléctrico Roberto Cereceda won three first division tournaments: Clausura 2007, Clausura 2008 and Clausura 2009. In his first title, he was part of Claudio Borghi’s historic quadruple championship.