Milton Helmet was one of the great emblems of the River plate CONMEBOL Libertadores champion, in the exciting 2018 definition against Boca Juniors at the Santiago Bernabéu in Madrid, and when asked about a possible new final against the classic rival, he declared: “A new Superclassic would be very much enjoyed in a final, we would have a good time”.
In dialogue with A Coin in the Air of Club October 94.7, the defender of the Millionaire was consistent with the statements of his partner Nacho Fernández in 90 Minutes of Soccer and admitted that “both Flamengo and Boca would be good rivals to face in a Copa Libertadores final, but a Superclásico would be very much enjoyed”.
On the other hand, the ex-Newell’s remembered the 2019 final against Mengao and recalled: “We had to lose to Flamengo, but we always had the peace of mind that we were up to the task against a high-ranking rival”. In addition, he made reference to the runner-up in the last Super League, where the title escaped them on the last day: “In the tournament we had matches in which we could not finalize and it cost us a little later”.
On another topic, Milton Casco was asked about the possibility of retiring at the Millionaire, to which he replied: “I think that River is a club to stay a long time and to retire here. That will depend on the years to come. In principle I want to complete my contract and if it can be continued, welcome”. It should be noted that the side still has a link with the Núñez team until mid-2022.
Already thinking about the debut in the Professional League Cup, the defender of the Band pointed out that “The idea is to fight both fronts, the local tournament and the Libertadores, because the club demands that of you. We have to prepare ourselves to the maximum to perform at 100%”.
He also admitted about the return of Argentine soccer that he is “very happy that the local tournament is starting. It is very nice to have two competitions back. It will settle us better”.