Sergio Aguero reveals heartwarming message from his father after retiring from football


It’s no secret that Sergio Aguero has had many admirers over the years, due to his high threat, technical ability and iconic goals both for Manchester City and on the international stage.

Alongside fans and pundits, even professional colleagues past and present have praised Sergio Aguero’s quality, especially since his early retirement last December.

Yet, surprisingly, one person who has only just admitted his admiration for the Argentine’s talent is Aguero’s own father, Leonel Del Castillo.

In one recent interview with TyC Sportsthe former Manchester City striker said: “When I was a player, my father never told me that I played well. When I retired he told me I was the best player he had ever seen.”

This ‘tough loveThe approach seems somewhat harsh for a player of Sergio’s quality, but when you consider that his form has gotten better and better over his career, who are we to argue with Leonel’s methods.

After enjoying a strong start to life at Manchester City, ending a first season with 30 goals in 2012, the striker recorded four more seasons with 30 or more goals.

Along with the goals, the honors followed as they left Argentina’s trophy cabinet of 15 trophies won in sky blue, including five Premier League titles.

Aguero’s impact on one of the greatest periods in the club’s history can never be underestimated and his status as a Manchester City legend is set in stone, as evidenced by the upcoming statue of the Argentinian which will be built at the Etihad Stadium next May.

When that meteoric rise is considered alongside his major successes at Independiente and Atlético Madrid before his move to Manchester, perhaps his father’s policy of silence was a driving factor in the player still striving for success. reach that extra level.

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