The “Burrito” Ortega is removed

Ariel “Burrito” Ortega announced hanging the boots 38 years. The former Valencia, River Plate,Parma or Sampdoria among others international in Argentina, announced today that abandons the practice of professional football after 20 year career. Ariel Ortega, I was playing in the second division of their country into the ranks of Defensores de Belgrano, club where he played on loan for River Plate.

International for Argentina, He played three World Cups and finished second in the Olympic Games in Atlanta 96. Controversial and problematic, Ariel, He tried his luck in Spain in the late 90s, in the ranks of Valencia but did not have much luck. Recent years has been marked by scandals, with periods of disappearance and confessing his addiction to alcohol. “It is a very important decision in my life because football is important to me. I think it is the moment. I'm quiet, I'm fine”, Ortega confessed to Radio 10.

In the end, the “Burrito”, retires from football 409 matches, of which 273 River and were in 66 goals. “One thing that remains of football is the privilege of having shared a field with Diego (Maradona), (Uruguayan) Enzo (Francescoli) Y (Brazil) Romario. Are things that football gave me”, he highlighted.

Alberto Llopis

Hanged for football fully. Attempt to gather letters and tell stories in Specialist retro football Current. Football Coach Level II. You can follow me on @AlbertiniLlopis @colgadosfutbol


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