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Aguero plays tennis extremely well after retiring, compared to a legend by De Gea

13 Jan 2022 | 13:45 | Football

 

After parting with his football career, Sergio Aguero has found a new joy in the sport of… tennis.

Although he retired from football in December 2021, Sergio Aguero has not lost his enthusiasm for sports and now, the 33-year-old former striker has found a new passion: tennis. On January 12, Aguero posted on his personal Instagram a video recording a passionate moment playing tennis with a friend.

Aguero is passionate about playing tennis, being likened by goalkeeper De Gea to the legendary David Nalbandian

Aguero is passionate about playing tennis, being likened by goalkeeper De Gea to the legendary David Nalbandian

Witnessing the idol’s running steps, fans couldn’t help but be moved. More interestingly, goalkeeper David De Gea also left a comment: “Nalbandian!”, implying that Aguero was compared with Argentine tennis legend, David Nalbandian.

De Gea was side by side with Aguero in the Atletico Madrid shirt from 2009-2011. Then, they moved to the Premier League at the same time, but each joined a Manchester team (De Gea wore MU , Aguero played for Man City).

Aguero joined Barca from Man City on a free transfer in the summer of 2021, playing a total of 5 matches in all competitions (scoring 1 goal). However, the Argentine striker had to leave the field in the middle of Barca’s match against Alaves on October 31 because of chest pain and difficulty breathing.

After medical tests, Aguero was diagnosed with an arrhythmia and if he tried to play, his life could be in danger. TyC Sports (Argentina) revealed that the 33-year-old star had a similar incident at the age of 12 but had not experienced any heart problems while playing professionally.

As a result, on December 15, Aguero held a press conference to bid farewell to the Nou Camp team , and at the same time retired from his career as a player.

In December 2021, Aguero retired from football because of heart problems

In December 2021, Aguero retired from football because of heart problems

Aguero started his career in 2003 with his hometown club Independiente. After that, he gradually asserted his name in Europe, rising to become the best striker in the world at Atletico Madrid (2006-2011, scoring 102 goals/234 matches) and Man City (2011-2021, 260 goals). /390 matches).

Currently, Aguero is the greatest striker in Man City history as well as the most foreign player in Premier League history (184 goals / 275 matches). With the Etihad Stadium team, he won a total of 15 big and small titles, typically 5 Premier League titles, 6 League Cups, and 3 English Super Cups.