Former Argentine star Sergio Aguero scored a wonderful goal in his first match since his "forced" retirement, and imitated the celebration of his compatriot and close friend Lionel Messi after scoring against the Netherlands in the quarter-finals of the last World Cup in Qatar.
Aguero, 34, was forced to retire early while wearing a Barcelona shirt because doctors discovered he had heart problems at the end of 2021, but now he has returned to play in the so-called Kings League, a new tournament organized by the company owned by his former Barcelona colleague Gerard Pique. , and includes 7 teams led by some former professional stars.
Aguero proved that he still retained his goalscoring talent and scored a goal that brought to mind his amazing goals, but his team eventually lost on penalties to Porcinos FC.
Manchester City's all-time top scorer received a long pass from his goalkeeper to the chest, turned before shooting into the bottom corner with his weaker left foot.
A special, special sight.
💙 @aguerosergiokun @KingsLeague pic.twitter.com/Ii8VrFokb7
— City Xtra (@City_Xtra) January 15, 2023
Aguero celebrated the goal in the manner of his closest friend, Messi, after scoring against the Netherlands in the quarter-finals of the last World Cup in Qatar.
Despite Aguero's retirement, he was keen to attend Lusail Stadium and carried the Argentine captain on his shoulders several weeks ago as he lifted the World Cup after Argentina's victory in the Qatar World Cup.
Aguero carries Messi, who lifts the World Cup on his shoulders (Reuters)
The Kings League is a new project for the “Cosmos” company, which is owned by former Barcelona defender Pique, and its matches are held on stadiums that are half the size of the legal football stadium, on the weekend.
Besides his participation in the new tournament, Aguero is also expected to play in a friendly match with Ecuadorian club Barcelona later this month.