MEXICO CITY, Jan 12 (Reuters) – Mexican ahead Oribe Peralta, who scored the 2 objectives with which “Tri” beat Brazil 2-1 to win the gold medal on the 2012 Olympics, introduced Wednesday his retirement from the courts after 19 years.
The now 38-year-old former participant was a part of the Mexico nationwide workforce on the 2014 World Cups in Brazil and Russia 2018.
“19 years of wearing the professional coat, plus a lifetime of dedication and devotion. This is my way of saying goodbye and especially thanking you, my hobby, and each of the people who made this dream possible,” he revealed Peralta on his social networks together with a video.
The soccer participant who ended his profession with the favored “Chivas” of Guadalajara, performed with the Mexican golf equipment Monarcas Morelia, León, Monterrey, Santos Laguna, Jaguares de Chiapas and América.
“I’ve always been linked to a ball, that has been the great success of my life. Of all his roles, the one I thank him the most is being my friend, it was thanks to a ball that I found my way, that I discovered my mission and that I have had the gift of connecting with millions of people who share the same passion with me, “says Peralta within the video.
“Today that the whistle marks a game changer that leads me to continue my steps off the courts, I can only say: Thank you! Today that I take a new course you keep rolling dear friend,” he added.
With the “Warriors” of Santos he was champion within the Clausura 2008 and Clausura 2012 tournaments, and with the “Aguilas” of America he gained the title within the Apertura 2018 event.
With the Mexico workforce he scored 25 objectives in 67 appearances.
(Report by Carlos Calvo Pacheco)