The Vélez midfielder, a former Boca, Real Madrid and National Team player, will announce it at a press conference.
Fernando Gago has made the decision to retire from professional football after a stellar career in several Argentine and foreign soccer clubs, and in the Argentine National Team.
The 34-year-old midfielder broke the news to his teammates in training and will announce it at a press conference. “It is a decision made,” he said. Pablo cavallero, the manager of Velez, the club where Gago played until last weekend.
Pintita he never lowered his arms. He did not do it in any of the three Achilles tendon tears that he suffered, nor after the ligament rupture of one of his knees.
Confident in himself, he even signed a new contract with him Fort until December 2021.
He was born on April 10, 1986 in Ciudadela and made his debut in the First Division with the Boca jersey on December 5, 2004. At that club he won the 2005 Apertura, the 2005 South American Cup and Recopa, the 2006 Clausura and the 2006 South American Recopa.
At the end of 2006, he was signed by Real Madrid, the club with which he won the 2007 and 2008 Spanish Leagues, the 2008 Spanish Super Cup and the 2011 Copa del Rey. Then he played in Rome and Valencia.
He returned to Argentina and with Vélez he won the 2013 Superfinal. And with Boca he won the 2015 and 2017 tournaments, the 2015 Argentina Cup and the 2017-2018 Super League.
With the National Team he was world champion Sub 20 in 2005, Olympic gold medal in Beijing 2008 and world runner-up in Brazil 2014.
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