Marcelo Salas has traveled to Argentina to attend an award ceremony from River Plate to former team-mate and friend Marcelo Gallardo.
“A Beautiful Story” was the name of the ceremony River Plate paid tribute to one of its greatest idols. Marcelo Gallardo . At the meeting, his friend and former partner Marcelo Salas .
he The ‘Matador’ was applauded by fans across the Andes being in Argentina has allowed me to be part of the recognition of the ‘muñeco’ that I have shared with him ever since. 1996-1998 and 2003-2005 His two stages as a player in the “Millionaire” club.
The former Chilean international goalscorer said in his speech: “I can say a lot, we have been married for four years (…) There are many anecdotes.” . One of them, to be precise, involved another former River player. Gaston “La Gata” Fernandez .
“When I returned in 2003, he came to our room with a mattress and slept with us in the middle. We sent him to find ice cream and water, It was a really fun time,” he said with a laugh. Praise for Marcelo Gallardo .
“It has been an honor to partner with him and we are pleased with what he has achieved at this facility that we all love. All this makes me proud, so I congratulate you ‘” Salas told Gallardo to the applause of the Argentine team fans.
Finally, it is worth mentioning that the event, which took place just days after River’s 122nd anniversary, was attended by former players and current team members. Franco Armani , Enzo Perez and Nacho Fernandez was part of the winning team. 2018 Libertadores Cup .
Apologies to Marcelo Gallardo and Marcelo Salas if the images don’t load correctly. No resolution has yet been invented that supports so many qualities simultaneously. pic.twitter.com/fYGLC7NK0J
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marriage! Anecdote with Marcelo Salas and Gallardo on the River. Huge!
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