The friendly that Boca played today before Students from Río Cuarto left a moving pearl among three former teammates who faced each other today. They shared years in another team where they lived the most glorious moment of their lives. Today they lived an emotional reunion, which was captured in a photo and in extremely affectionate words between them.
Three and a half years after winning the 2014 Copa Libertadores with San Lorenzo, Julio Buffarini Y Emmanuel More Today they are champions with Boca, but they started 2018 as new Boca Juniors players. The right-back arrived to replace the casualties of Gino Peruzzi and Nahuel Molina Lucero, while the left-winger joined Boca to alternate the position with the Colombian Frank Fabra, established since its arrival in early 2016.
Today the third in the group joined that made up this moving reunion. Buffarini and Más were the wingers of San Lorenzo led by Edgardo Bauza, and in the midfield Juan Ignacio Mercier had a partner who was key on the day of the consecration in the Copa Libertadores. Is about Nestor Ortigoza, Who scored the goal to win 1-0 against Paraguay’s national in the second leg of the final.
At the age of 36, Ortigoza plays in Río Cuarto students after having one last step through Rosario Central. He had arrived at Canalla in January 2018 and after two years he went down to play for promotion and joined the Cordovan club. Today he reunited with his two former teammates from San Lorenzo, with whom he lived an unforgettable moment in his sports career: winning the Copa Libertadores for the first time in the club’s history and playing a Club World Cup.
“How nice to see you again, friend!”, Buffarini wrote in a story uploaded to his Instagram where he is seen with Ortigoza and More. Today he started, while Más did not play. The midfielder was a starter for the Cordoba team. The match ended 3-1 with goals from Edwin Cardona, Sebastián Villa and Gastón Ávila for Boca. Boca’s next match will be official, on Thursday 22 against Caracas for the Copa Libertadores.