So, Sergio Aguero has drawn the curtain on what has been an illustrious career, and this is official. A career spanning over 16 solid years, seeing him represent four clubs and as well turn out for his country Argentina. Goose bumps when you think of what that means.
Stunning pearlers, dinked finishes, mesmerizing runs, or even panenkas (no, not that one), we will not get to see any of those again from the mercurial striker. Cardiac arrhythmia sucks, doesn’t it?
Aguero at Barcelona
Having contended with chest pains and breathing problems during Barcelona’s game with Alaves sometime in October, the Argentinian was then subsequently ruled out of action for three months. Today the 33-year-old was struggling to hold back the tears as he announced his retirement earlier today.
Aguero was a joy to watch upfront most particularly at Manchester City. 260 goals dispatched in 390 games is no easy feat, and predatory even. I’m just looking up the number of records he’s broken in the Premier League during his time at the Etihad. It is no less than amazing. It is just so unfortunate Barca wouldn’t get to see more of him. But he’s made his mark, and that is not in doubt.
Premier League Winner
Manchester United fans, look away. Unarguably what is, till today, regarded as one of the greatest moment in the history of the Premier League. Aguero turned up when it surely mattered most to City. Once Mario Balotelli sprawled to cushion the ball into his path in that tensed league affair with Queen Park Rangers. Kun took hold and never looked back. It was a magical moment, one which he confessed to having ‘cried’ to during the title parade the following day.
It is now all memories, and we can only wish him a happy retirement. And then savour the best times he’s already given us.