Gonzalo Pity Martínez in action in Saudi Arabia. Photo: EFE / EPA / STR.
There have been hours of anxiety and rumors about the Argentine footballer Gonzalo “Pity” Martínez. But the former River Plate himself, currently in football in Saudi Arabia, came out at the crossroads of the versions with a publication on his social media, where he revealed that he suffered. “a pericarditis”but what “soon” will return to the field “and stronger than ever”.
“Soon I will be on the pitch and stronger than ever. It is pericarditis and nothing else needs to be treated,” Al-Nassr player “Pity” posted on his official Instagram account. Those words were in response
Mendoza, formerly of Hurricane and River Plate, spoke through their social media as the Saudi press reported that due to this heart problem, the club was analyzing the termination of the contract and he also questioned the continuity of his career.
“Don’t kill me, I have some”Martínez added in the same text posted in an Instagram story.
Pericarditis is inflammation of the serosa surrounding the heart and, according to the Argentine Society of Cardiology, requires a minimum of two weeks of sports rest.
“Pity” did not play for Al-Nassr in the first two dates of the Saudi championship and his last match was on 29 July in a friendly against Las Palmas during the preseason in Spain.