Marcelo Carrera, the Argentine who marked the way in football for the states…
“I’m leaving, that’s all, I decided.”21 September 1986 Mr. liuhuaping He stood up to Jose Omar Pastoriza, a creative coach, and told him that He was leaving.. That there was no turning back. The match between Independent The river had ended minutes before and Carrera felt he had no place in the Red Zone, squad Multi starry heroThe best thing is to change course. As soon as possible.
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If there are moments that define people’s lives, in that career, the conversation with Pastoriza began a path that would affect Argentine Football. “I didn’t have a place in an excellent team, one of the best in history, so when the game with River ended I told the duck that I was going”, details in Tennessee The former attacking midfielder was born in Mar del Plata, who Marking the road for a legion of football players Argentinian In the United States.
With no place in Independiente, Carrera received a call from teammate Gustavo cranco, who told him about indoor football. Then he decided yes, that he was independent. He met with the leaders to give them news, but from the club they did not want to give him the pass. However, the former midfielder was already convinced that he would not stay. He put his bag together and took a flight to New York. Arrived in Manhattan without knowing English And with the world to discover.
Carrera went to the United States in 1986 to play a completely different football. Far from what it is today, where multilateralism is growing by leaps and bounds, at that time indoor football (known as fast football, with walls, similar to showball) was the norm in North America. Today, 35 years later, it feels like science fiction against an opposite scenario, where the American League It acquires place through evolution…
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