Throughout its history, the river had many goalkeepers who excelled under sticks.: Amadeo Carrizo, Pato Filol, Barovero and even Armani, to give a few examples. Later, There were others who could not leave their mark Despite the fact that, initially, he created many hopes. one of them is joaquin irigoetiaFormer goalkeeper of the club and lived by Joe’s stand to commemorateLast Sunday’s 3-0 win against Central Cordoba.
Now the 47-year-old environmental lawyer has an exclusive story: Despite being physically fit, exhausted by the “circus that is football”, he missed the target at 32., From there, he returned to Pueblo Belgrano, which is 2 kilometers from Gualguechu, and He devoted himself completely to the study of law. Today he has his own law firm.
Amadeo Carrizo. with irigoytia
On the recommendation of Amadeo Carrizo came to the Irigoetia River. Thanks to his great performance, he was in the inferior and began to be taken into account in the youth categories of the Argentine national team. and also, He was the world champion in 1995 with the under-20 team directed by Jose Peckerman. From then on, he was compared to the great archers who passed River,
Despite performing well in the lowercould never settle as a starter Because he competed with German Burgos and Roberto Bonanno. He asked to be added to the minutes for Hercules to go to Spain, something that, according to him, This caused inconvenience to the river ledge, so it was sold to Köln on the last day of the transfer market in 1999.
In that moment he began to harbor that taste for football: “I never really understood how a guy would swear at me whether he won or lost. For me it was always a game, which meant his professionalism, but in the end I didn’t like it.”
He went abroad to play for Cerro Porteo and Cobra de México, until returning to Argentina to play for Almagro in 2004 and, at the same time, resuming his university studies.
After leaving football, Irigoyetya completely devoted himself to the legal profession.
Two years later he Aldosivi. retired in (Before that he had less time at Lanus). He added that technicians “didn’t understand that a player could be a professional and study at the same time.” from thereYes, by April Irrigoetia moved away from football altogether, in 2021 after being hospitalized for covid, he agreed to become the goalkeeper coach of Juventud Unida de Gualeguechu and a few months later, he returned to the River Field. Returnsclub where he started his round trip with football.
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The former goalkeeper, in addition to devoting himself to the law and having his own law firm, signed with Juventud Unida de Gualaguechu in April as a goalscoring coach. Currently, Entre Ríos’ team is last in Zone B of Federal Tournament A.