Sergio Kun Agüero arrived this Thursday in the city of Guayaquil. Former Manchester City playerHe will be the guest star of the presentation of the Ecuadorian team Barcelona in the so-called “Yellow Night”next Saturday.
“They told me a lot about what the Yellow Night is and about the party they organized. Don’t tell me anything else I told them, they spoke to me very well and we are waiting for it. We have dinner, with many guests and we can’t wait”Kun said in dialogue with ESPN.
Before his arrival, Agüero created great concern because he questioned his participation in the “Yellow Night”, as he claimed to have been injured; However, the same player has ensured through his social networks that he feels better and with the possibility of playing for Barcelona against Mushuc Runa.
In addition, the 34-year-old former player took the opportunity to throw flowers in recognition of the good treatment he has received since his arrival in Ecuador and, jokingly, warned that he would like to be present again next year. “Because of how well they treated me, I’ll come next year anyway, to broadcast the match or report”were his words.
The party will also serve as a farewell Matias Oyola, historic Argentine midfielder of Barcelona in Ecuador. The former Independiente player arrived in Guayaquil more than a decade ago, but has decided to put an end to his career. This is why he will take advantage of the already historic evening to greet the club and its fans.
Other great personalities who participated in the Yellow Night
As we have already mentioned, the Yellow Night is how Barcelona of Ecuador has to present its team every start of the year. The first time this original event was held in 1994, but since 2016 there has been an innovative change that has generated greater attraction from the world of football.
The wonderful idea that Barcelona had was to bring an international star to participate in the match. Of course, this innovation means that fans can see a high-level figure in the club’s shirt, so filling the stadium has become commonplace.
The first guest was Ronaldinho Gaucho, who had recently retired from professional activity after passing through Fluminense. On that occasion, Barcelona beat Universidad San Martín 4-3.
After the success of the Brazilian’s participation, it has become commonplace to bring a guest. In 2017 the guest was the Uruguayan Diego Forlan. In 2018, Kakathe Brazilian ex Milan and Real Madrid was the protagonist of the evening. In 2019 and 2020, Andrea Pirlo and Alessandro Del Piero respectively, were the first Europeans to travel to South America to be present at the iconic evening.
A great peculiarity is that the last three guests are Argentines. In 2021, the first to wear the Barcelona Ecuador shirt was Javier Mascherano. The following year, Carlos Tevez was in charge of honoring him, while Sergio Agüero will be the protagonist for this 2023.
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