The former defender was one of the numbers in the Colo-Colo quarry, but after the debut of the honor squad, he made a decision to follow a different path in his life by entering the university.
The number of footballers who train at Colo-Colo, but they were not able to consolidate themselves in the squad of honor to become a great figure. One of the names that enter this group is sa Diego Ohlssoncentral defender who made his minor divisions at the Monumental Stadium, but eventually followed a different path.
The 24-year-old He decided to change his life and after debuting in the first team of Cacique, some time later he decided to leave professionalism and start studied commercial engineering at the Pontifical Catholic Universitya place where he never forgot his love for football.
With his university he was recently crowned champion of the national tournament for institutions of higher education. UC de Santiago was defeated by 2-1 to the Catholic University of Maule and the former Popular team player scored the victory with a penalty shot, releasing the joy of his team.
Through his Instagram account, the current student expressed his happiness at the achievement. “National University Champions”He wrote to the publication full of congratulations, like two friends who are professional players Bruno Barticciotto and Ivan Morales.
Diego Ohlsson’s time in Colo-Colo
Diego Ohlsson always standing in the youth academy Colo-Colo for his physical strength. At a young age he reached height of 1.90 meters, an aspect that raises it as one of the club’s major projects that can be sold at some point to European football due to its characteristics. However, that did not happen.
Ohlsson’s professional debut took place during the season 2016, by Pablo Guede. In a 4–2 win over Everton de Viña del Mar, he came on in the second half for Esteban Pavez and played 45 minutes, marking his debut in the First Division, which he repeated the following day.
On the final date of that match, the Eternal Champion moved to Concepción to play Palestino. The victory was 2-1 against the Arabs and the defender He was at the Ester Roa Stadium playing on the field for 90 minutes, leaving good feelings for the future, even if Diego Ohlsson’s plans changed radically, leaving professional football to dedicate himself to another passion.