Thursday, December 08, 2022

Rodrigo Palacio retires from football and is going to dedicate himself to basketball

Rodrigo Palacio since 2009, when he settled in Italy, the country where he defended his jersey Genoa, Inter, Bologna and Brescia. Later, at the age of 40, he decided to end his career as a football player in order to change his game: basketball. the second passion that was born white bay, Where he made his debut in football: Bella Vista, Storm of Tres Arroyos, Banfield and Boca, Before making the leap to Europe.

He posted on his personal Twitter account: “thank you so much for everything football,

The former striker of the Argentine national team already has a new club: garegnano of Series D of Italian Basketball. The place where he has already made Precision and could make his debut with oranges next weekend.

The club, for its part, welcomed him: “Meanwhile, in the Lombarda series, a forty-year-old boy has recently made his debut in the Garegnano jersey. He seems to have scored a hundred goals in Serie A. Some even say that he played in the world final. Now, however, he has finally reached the high point of his career. Welcome among us, Rodrigo.”

Rodrigo Palacio’s career

Palacio wore the jersey Bella Vista (2001-2002), Hurricane of Tres Arroyos (2002-2003), Banfield (2004), Boca (2005-2009), Genoa (2009-2012), Inter (2012-2017), Bologna (2017-2021) and Brescia (2021-2022).

Too, He played two World Cups with the Argentina national team in Germany 2006 and Brazil 2014, in which he played 27 games and scored three goals. Overall, they were 737 games and 236 goals Palacio on tour, who won Eight titles and all in Boca: Clausura Tournament 2006, Aperturas 2005 and 2008, Copa Sudamericana 2005, Copa Libertadores 2007 and Recopas Sudamericanas 2005, 2006 and 2008.

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