Barcelona: Barcelona and Argentina forward Sergio Aguero might have to unwantedly take an retirement from professional career with a sudden cardiac condition.
Having recently won Copa America with Argentina and finally realising his dream of playing in the Barcelona jersey Sergio Aguero was over the top. But his celebrations were cut short, when the forward was taken to hospital during Barcelona’s La Liga draw with Deportivo Alves following a breathing problem and a chest discomfort. The news of the forward having to discontinue his career this came to into play, but the forward was quick to dismiss all the talks.
The talks of his retirement has come up once again as Gerard Romero, a Spanish journalist confirmed his retirement with the news of an official press conference to confirm the entire procedure the coming week.
🚨 El Kun Agüero se retira. Los problemas en el corazón le obligan a dejar el fútbol en activo. La próxima semana hay prevista una rueda de prensa para el anuncio de su retirada. Lo estamos contando en https://t.co/vrsj4XOUJL #barça #fcblive #kunaguero
— Gerard Romero (@gerardromero) November 20, 2021
However Barcelona Vice President Rafa Yuste dismissed all the rumours stating that they are yet to make an decision and will be waiting for a three months to see where the conditions go.
“I deny these reports. Aguero has three months to see how this anomaly evolves,” he said. “They told us that he needed three months to evaluate if he could keep playing football or not.”
“Given the rumors, I tell you that I am following the indications of the club’s doctors, doing tests and treatment and seeing my progress within 90 days,” he wrote. “Always positive.”
Barcelona issued a statement ruling out Aguero for three months on November 1st following cardiac exams after he was taken off during the 1-1 draw against Alaves.