Thursday, September 28, 2023

“I will play for free”: the historic Chilean footballer made no secret of his desire to wear the Colo-Colo jersey

Despite not having a team since the end of 2022, in the last hours Fabián Orellana offered to arrive at the Monumental Stadium.

Every year there are dozens of players who dream of getting there Colo-Colo, although few end up signing their contract with the club. Besides them, there is also another group whose name initially failed to sign for Cacique and whose name is still hanging around Pedrero in other transfer windows.

A player belonging to the latter clan is Fabian Orellana, who has been near Macul several times. And while he was active in Spain, his figure was an object of desire at Eternal Champion Hector Tapia in the bank, as well as when he had already accepted Gustavo Quinteros and although there were approaches, they were never finalized.

In fact, he finally signed when everything indicated he would reach Cacique in 2021 Catholic University. After two seasons filled with questions about his performance and his constant absences due to injury, the “Poet” ended his relationship with the “Crusaders” at the end of last year.

Since then he has failed to find a club, although he has no shortage of options. However, in the last few hours it was the 37-year-old footballer himself who did not hide his desire to return to action, although he surprised by offering to wear the Popular jersey. “Tell them to take me there.” one user commented during the broadcast on Twitch.

However, his proposal did not end there and went even further, confessing that he would not charge any weight to get to the Monumental Stadium. “I am preparing physically and will play Colo-Colo for free if they want, there is one more.” indicated the “historical”.

A return that didn’t happen

Although his debut in professional football took place in A brave Italian, the veteran striker played a portion of his smaller divisions in Eternal Champion. The winger worked at Popular until he was 14, but was then excluded for various reasons.

Unfortunately for Fabian Orellana the return to Colo-Colo It never materialized and deprived “La Ruca” of its talent and goals. And after shining in the “Tanos”, the San Joaquín native developed his career in Spain, where he represented them Xerez, Granada, Celta de Vigo, Valencia, Eibar and Real Valladolid before returning to Chile to sign his signature with the “UC”. Sun doubts that this is a dream that he was unable to fulfill in his extensive sports career.

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