From a “broken” Fiat 147 to a Ferrari F8 Spider. In the vertigo of a footballer’s life you can touch these extremes that paint the reality of Pedro Massacesi. The crack of the 80s emerged in Independiente, he was called to be Ricardo Bochini’s successor in the red jersey. Despite his talent, he could not leave a deep mark on Avellaneda. But his timeliness allows us to have no regrets about those times: he is a successful businessman based in the United States which, in its assets, has an impressive collection of cars.
Born on January 9, 1966 in the Santa Fe city of Ceres, he was 12 years younger than Bocha. Talented owner and a mane of hair that reminded one of Zárate’s famous footballers in his early days, It was the best prospectus of Bochini’s heir that has been seen in the red part of Avellanedabefore Gerardo Reinoso and Daniel Garnero, two other applicants.
While Independiente is now at the expense of the help of the influencer Santiago Maratea, Massacessi has no nostalgia for those times loneliness in the big city and trying to make it into football. Those were the years in which he drove that Fiat 147, which is far from the power of the Ferrari or Lamborghini he has in his garage.
The incredible cars of Pedro Massacessi
The former footballer made his debut at Independiente in 1987 and two years later he won his only title at the club, the 1988-89 First Division championship which he obtained in the team led by Jorge Solari. After a short spell at Chaco For Ever, he emigrated abroad never to return to Argentina as a player.
He has been retired for almost 30 years, he told the Olé newspaper the formula that made him successful in business and, in this way, strengthen the collection of sports cars with which he roams the American streets. He even shared a video on social media in which, accompanied by his family, went to collect the Ferrari F8 Spider at the local dealership.
“I stopped playing in Mexico, I settled in Argentina. There was a major devaluation and I bought land in April. I had dollars. One week 14 people came to offer me advice and business. I can sell property, for example. I did it to learn. Studied. I’ve done stock classes. Today, with the family, we have a business. The best thing you can invest in is yourself. Kids have to understand this. You can’t talk shit all day long,” he advised the younger generation.
His business is in real estate, Framaya Real Estate Investments. His financial solvency allows him to maintain “nine cars” with his children. “How do I pay them? Half in cash and the other half in five-year installments. I pay these taxes with the company”. Even so, he admits: “I could buy my first BMW at 0 kilometers at 45”.
Now, in his garage he has a Ferrari, a Lamborghini and a Porsche, as emblematic sports cars, he also has a MercedesbenzA Tesla Model 3 and a Range Rover SUV, among some of the models he exhibited in photos.
One of the great sports cars driven by Pedro Massacessi is the classic Porschecorresponding to the eighth and last generation of the German sports car, with an estimated price of about $130,000.
It has a 3.0 liter displacement six-cylinder boxer engine capable of delivering 385 horsepower. Its traction is rear and its box is an eight-speed automatic. It goes from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.2 seconds, while its top speed is 293 km/h.
This 2020 sports car has an impressive V10 engine with a displacement of 5.2 liters and 610 HP associated with a seven-speed automatic transmission and dual clutch. The peculiarity of this vehicle is that, in addition to having all-wheel drive, the steering also acts on the rear wheels, so it maneuvers better at low speeds and is more stable at high speeds.
Its data sheet shows acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.3 seconds and a top speed of 325 km/h. About $220,000.
Ferrari F8 Spider
Regard the convertible version of the Ferrari F8 Tributoa model launched in 2020. Its roof folds down completely in 14 seconds and it is possible to do so at a speed of up to 45 km/h.
This jewel, with priced in excess of $260,000It has a 3.9 liter displacement V8 engine supported by twin turbochargers to produce 720hp. Its performance is chilling: it “takes” 2.9 seconds to go from 0 to 100 km/h, and its top speed is 340 km/h.
While he doesn’t integrate his garage at this time, he has assured it in June they deliver it. It is the first plug-in hybrid in Ferrari history (the first hybrid was LaFerrari). It has a V8 petrol engine, plus three electric motors that together produce 1,000 horsepower.
It accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 2.6 seconds, while it takes just 6.7 seconds to reach 200 km/h. About half a million dollars.
Ben Stock is a journalist working for News Rebeat, where he covers the automobile section. With a passion for cars and the industry, Ben brings insightful and in-depth reporting to his readers.