The captain and idol and the defender, both pillars of Gallardo’s multi-champion cycle, would not continue with the club in 2024 and against Huracán they had their final presentation at home.
The defeat against Hurricanebarely overshadowed an unforgettable night for River because it was the farewell of two valuables In recent times, keys in Marcelo Gallardo’s multi-champion cycle: Enzo Pérez and Jonatan Maidana played, quite possibly, their last match at the Monumental since they will not continue in the club from 2024 and from the first minute they went through emotional moments in addition to receiving an ovation.
Already in the heatThey both appeared on the playing field and exchanged a knowing smile when the melody of the series began to play in the stadium. The last dance (The last Dance)in clear allusion to the fact that the two had their final presentation before the fans, since on the last date of the regular stage of the League Cup the Millionaire will change the home because his field will host some recitals.
Likewise both They were greatly applauded when they headed to the locker room. and the signs of his departure began to arrive in the run-up, through social networks. From the official account of X (Twitter) of those from Núñez, published photos of the t-shirts that they both use today and of them with eloquent messages.
“With the shield in the heart” y “the sacred mantle of our captain” They were the legends that they dedicated to the 37-year-old driver, one of the greatest idols of the contemporary stage. While the defender, who won 15 titles in the three cycles of him and He returned to meet to say goodbye after not being summoned since the third datethey defined it with two words: “Eternal warrior.”
The defender will continue his career at Racing de Montevideo from Uruguay, a club managed by another Millonario reference and his former teammate, Fernando Cavenaghi. To say goodbye, He had a few minutes on the court when he entered with five minutes left.
While, The midfielder, who went out onto the field today with his children, has not defined his future but one possibility is to return to Deportivo Maipú de Mendoza, the team from which he emerged and fights for promotion to First Division. Before the Globe he completed the 90 minutes.
(VIDEO) River’s final ovation for Enzo Pérez and Maidana
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