Catriel Cabellos and Paolo Guerrero are teammates today at Racing Club.
Midfielder Catriel Cabellos made his debut with the Racing Club first team on Monday, May 8, coming on after 83 minutes for midfielder Maximiliano Morález in the 4-2 defeat against Talleres de Córdoba, in a match corresponding to the date of May 15. the Argentine Professional Soccer League.
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After being a substitute against Huracán, Newell’s, Independiente and Atlético Tucumán, he was called up again by his coach Fernando Gago and finally received the opportunity to enter the pitch for 13 minutes. One day after his debut against the ‘T’, Cabellos expressed his joy through his social networks and Paolo Guerrero, historical scorer for the Peruvian team – today his partner in the ‘academy’ – was no stranger to the event and responded to his emotional message for the beginning of his career.
“May 8, 2023. Date that will be kept within me as in my loved ones. Thank God it happened, with many years of struggle, work, perseverance and persistence. Every sacrifice has its reward and this is a return to all those people who banked on me in good times and in those who did not, ”he began his message on Instagram.
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“Thank you Racing Club for giving me the opportunity to fulfill my dream, which I have had since I joined ‘Tita’ Mattiussi (the headquarters where the lower divisions of the institution train) for the first time at the age of six, hand in hand with great people. there are many to name one by one, but if there is someone to highlight it is ‘Monchi’ Medina, who was always there from the beginning”, the flyer concluded.
Among the responses he received to his publication is that of the ‘Predator’, who congratulated him on this achievement. “Come on, Catriel. Keep putting, ‘crack’”, wrote ‘PG9’. Cabellos appreciated the gesture: “Thank you very much, ‘Pao’.”
Paolo Guerrero congratulated Catriel Cabellos on his debut with Racing Club. (Photo: Instagram by Catriel Cabellos)
Ramón ‘Monchi’ Medina, a 52-year-old professional, has worked at the ‘first big team’ since 1994 and is currently the general coordinator of children’s football. His first job in the entity was as a prop man and today he is considered the discoverer of international players such as Rodrigo de Paul, Matías Zaracho and Ricardo Centurión.
Ramón Medina, current coordinator of children’s football at Racing Club. (Photo: Racingmaniacs)
Once the commitment against the “Matador” was completed, which meant the sixth game without winning in the domestic contest, “Pintita” Gago was consulted about the debut of Catriel Cabellos and praised the member of his professional team.
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“Catriel (Cabellos) has been working with us for a long time, since the end of last year. He is a boy who lost a bit of ground when he went to the South American (under 20 in Colombia), which he adapted again from training. I made him play a couple of games in the Reserves to keep him in that rhythm and I saw him very well two weeks ago. He has been working very well. Very good from the conceptual sense, of understanding positions, ”he indicated at a press conference.
The former Real Madrid player also highlighted the youth’s ability to act in various positions. “He gives us the chance to play as ‘4’, as ‘8’, as a winger. He’s had a lot of practice from ‘4′, it’s a position to watch. The truth is that he deserved it ”, he concluded.
Fernando Gago filled Catriel Cabello with compliments after his debut with the ‘academy’. (Video: Racing Club)