The final touch for ‘Poroto’ Cambiaso in a dream season in the Argentine polo

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bean change He was one of the great protagonists of the high handicap season of Argentine polo, the most important in the world. He got tired of scoring goals and breaking records, he dazzled with his cue talent and had the pleasure of shouting champion in two tournaments of the Triple crown, hurlingham and the Argentine Open Championshipwith the shirt The Dauphin and in the company of his father adolfi -who crowned his dream of playing and winning Palermo with his son-, the Uruguayan David Stirling Y Juan Martin Nero. And this Wednesday put the finishing touches to an unforgettable 2022, with another record, which we could see coming, but it wasn’t official yet.

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Because this Wednesday the Polo Argentina Association announced the change of handicap for the 2023 season, and the young Cambiaso -who had 9 goals- was promoted to 10. Thus, at 17 years and 11 days, he became the youngest player in history to reach the maximum points. It surpassed its cousin’s mark Cup Chestnutwho had achieved it last year, even after winning Palermo, at 18 years and 364 days.

A) Yes, La Dolfina will once again be a 40-goal teamas its three members also maintained their perfect handicaps.

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In his first season with the family club’s first team and with his father as a teammate, bean The weight of his surname and the pressure of facing each tournament as a candidate did not weigh on him.

After the disappointment of turtles -where La Dolfina lost in the semifinal against the nativitythen champion-, he was the top scorer (37 goals) of Hurlingham, tournament that Cañuelas’ team won by winning 13-12 on the irenian in the definition.

And in Palermo, where he finished as second scorer behind Jeta Castagnola, he dazzled. In the third game of La Dolfina, 23-4 victory Irene II (33), scored 17 runs, matched Adolfo’s highest score in the Open, and was one off the record for Agostino Merlo (2006). He sealed the win against ellerstina in a very tight “hemispheric”, scoring the golden goal in the extra chukker for 15-14.

And in the final he scored 5 goals (the same as Nerone) and was one of the protagonists of the 13-9 victory against La Natividad. Thus, he lifted the most important trophy in world polo for the first time and he did it together with his father (father-son had not won this title for 39 years, since Horace Y Benjamin Araywith Coronel Suárez II, in 1983).

Poroto made many merits reaching 10 goals, which already surpassed his father in precociousness, considered the best polo player of all time. Is that Adolfo won the first of his 18 Open titles in 1994, aged 19 years and 8 months. In the same year he achieved the highest score for the first time.

Two big discounts

The Triple Crown also left behind other major changes. The most resonant are the basses of Facundo, Nicola Y Paolo Piereswhich went from 10 to 9 goals.

The former played the 2022 season with Ellerstina (just like Nicholas) and will play next with La Natividad together with Bartolomé and Camilo Castagnola e paul macdonough, that La Irenita left. The team in the green jersey will thus have 39 goals.

Politewho last played the Triple Crown with La Natividad, will wear the shirt of The Hwhere he will share training with Francis Elizalde, Ilario Ulloa Y William Caset.

In other major modifications, 8 to 9 amounted Tomas Panelo, Alejo Taranco Y Juan Martin Zubia; and from 7 to 8, Joachim Pittaluga Y Pedro Zaccaria. While, Santiago Lozza, Ignacio Toccalino Y Juan Martin Zavaleta (m) they dropped from 8 to 7; Y Diego Aray, Edward (m) Y Julio (n) Steer Astradafrom 7 to 6.

Source: Clarin

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