The statue of Marcellus Gallardo would be inaugurated and presented this Thursday from 15:00 in an event organized by River at the stadium gates Monumental but because of adverse climatic conditionstaking into account that rain and thunderstorms are expected until Friday, it was decided to reschedule the act a Saturday at 4pm.
He will be present at the ceremony Marcellus Gallardoformer River players, directed by him and his colleagues, the president of the institution, George Britothe former owner of the club Rodolfo D’Onofrio and when the date is changed, the rest of the Board of Directors, the technical body chaired by Martin Demichelis and the players of the current squad, who will return from the trip to Peru for the Copa Libertadores.
The conditions of the event will remain the same. There will be a scenario where Gallardo will be the main protagonist. And he will take the microphone to speak to the audience. Together with him and his family, one of the guests will be the Colombian Juan Fernando Quintero, “football son” of the Doll. The 30-year-old left-handed travels above all to accompany his friend in this recognition, given that the Colombian championship ended on May 17 and the Mago is on vacation.
Juanfer will not be the only one of the former River players managed by Gallardo. They will be too Rodrigo Mora AND Leonardo Pisculicchi. And another of those who will try to go is the pity martinez, but his presence is not confirmed because he has to join Al-Nassr in Saudi Arabia, even if he is trying to manage his stay in Argentina for a few more days, after having completed a phase of his recovery from his anterior cruciate ligament tear in the country .the left knee he suffered in February. Meanwhile, there will be other former footballers with a close relationship with Gallardo, such as the Chilean Marcelo Salas, teammate of Muñeco al River, multiple champion in the 90s.
The event will then be Saturday from 4pm and will be broadcast from ESPN (but not exclusively, as it could also be disseminated by social networks and media participating in the event). It will take place near the Monumental (on Avenida Figueroa Alcorta, near the internal car park) and the club will remain closed for safety reasons, as a large turnout of River fans is expected.
The statue, led by doctor and former presidential candidate del River Charles Trillo and made by the sculptor mercedes salvallwas inspired by a photo that the photographer of clarion Marcello Carrol He eliminated Gallardo with the Libertadores raised with their hands at head level on the playing field of the Santiago Bernabéu.
The work, which will remain forever at the stadium gate, was not only by Trillo and Savall, the fans also left their mark, with the donation of keys and metal elements to create it. And they will also be the protagonists since on Saturday they will be near the Monumentale to experience an unforgettable party.
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