Argentine striker Maximiliano López she remembered her father’s death, when he was just eleven years old. It was in an interview granted to the program 90 Minutes, Fox Sports.
“A million things happened to me in my life and I had to go forward. Sometimes it costs you more, sometimes less. But it was always going forward,” the ex-soccer player from River and Barcelona began with the journalists. Sebastian Vignolo and Daniel Arcucci and the 1986 world champion in Mexico Oscar Ruggeri.
“I lost my old man, He was the person who accompanied me since childhood. He was eleven years old. There, on the move, life slapped me. Then I had to help my family. Living away from them is not easy, “said the Crotone player of the Italian Serie B.
“I was lucky to have those who loved me very close. Football enters private life. Everything goes together. You have to know how to separate. The only time you are well and happy is when you start playing the game and the ball rolls, “he said.
López made his River debut with Ramón Díaz on August 19, 2001, against Talleres de Córdoba. He played in Spain (Barcelona and Mallorca), in Italy (Catania, Milan, Sampdoria, Chievo Verona, Torino, Udinese and Crotone), in Russia (FC Moscow) and in Brazil (Vasco da Gama).
Hearing his story, Oscar Ruggeri congratulated him on overcoming those problems that could have interfered with his sports career: “These are things that happen to most of us. It’s not all rosy in a player’s life. What Maxi came to is not easy if he took the problems to the field, “the Cabezón congratulated him.