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One of the title emblems that broke a curse of greater than 23 years is gone. On Tuesday the departure of Jonathan Rodríguez to Saudi Arabia, in order that Cruz Azul devoted an emotional farewell to the Uruguayan striker, who with a objective delivered the long-awaited championship to the establishment on May 30, 2021.
Through social networks, the Machine uploaded a final interview with Cabecita Rodríguez, who defined why leaving the membership with which he achieved glory in Liga MX lower than a 12 months in the past, thanking all those that have sheltered him since his arrival in Mexico City.
“I approached the board to make them feel that I had completed my cycle at the club and wanted to go out. The truth is that the decision cost me a lot of work because I was very happy, I felt very good, loved by the people and I am grateful for the new opportunity that they are giving me, “stated the South American.
“It’s been three years since I was here and I always felt very loved by people and my colleagues, all the ones I had. I had many close people, friends who have treated me in the best way and that is why I am very happy to have worn this shirt “.
The objective of Cabecita that gave the ninth to Azul
In his farewell, it was inevitable to keep in mind that match on the Azteca Stadium in opposition to Santos Laguna through which -at times- the ghosts of the “Cruzazuleadas” appeared to reappear with Diego Valdés’ international draw, nonetheless, Cabecita was the historic hero and that may mark him for all times.
“Yes, it is the most important goal of my career because I had never scored one in a Final Final. I was very happy because achieving this title after so many years at the club is something I will never forget (…) I always look at it before I sleep, I start to see some memories and it is inevitable to get excited, “he stated.
Although that annotation is probably the most decisive in his time as a Cementer, he confesses that his favourite objective was scored by America within the 5-2 win “when I hit the ball at Ochoa when he comes out, that’s my favorite.”
Difficult goodbye. ????
Thanks for giving your all for these colours. Thanks for the objective from La Novena. Thanks for every little thing, Champion. ????@ jona2118 he spoke to our cameras earlier than his departure.
Good luck in every little thing that comes. ???? pic.twitter.com/wOFn9MFIjD
– BLUE CROSS (@CruzAzul) January 12, 2022