Francesco Acerbi, example of improvement, makes history in the Italian Serie A
The story that we bring you today is one of those who likes to tell. The protagonist of it is Francesco Acerbi, defensor of Sassuolo of the Italian Serie A, who has made history in football in this country.
Italian footballer has managed to play 100 consecutive complete games. But the most impressive achievement has not been that, but he has succeeded after overcoming testicular cancer twice.
Francesco left the discipline of Genoa in July 2013 to play for Sassuolo. In the medical examination he was detected a tumor in the testicle which had to be operated. A couple of months later, his debut with his new team. However, a few months later, Acerbi tested positive for an alleged doping. Actually, the substance detected was caused by certain types of tumors so they had to undergo surgery again.
Far from collapsing and surrender, Bravo reappeared player and played 36 games in the season 2015-2016, los 38 from 2016-2017 y, for now, los 31 the current league. Definitely, an example of overcoming: “I'm not even, do not play”, He joked the player days ago when exceeded the barrier of 100 complete games played consecutively.