The salteño Juan “Chipi” Figallo was honored by the Jockey Club of Salta, institution that saw him born in sports. Expilling of The Pumas He was excited when he took the stage with his children to receive their presents. The Jockey gave him a club shirt and the Municipality of Salta also participated, through the Secretary of Sports and Youth, Manuela Arancibia, who presented him with a plaque for his performance in the Argentine team and international rugby.
The player who played 33 games with The Pumas between 2010 and 2019 he also walked his rugby Montpellier and Saracens. In the English club he won two local tournaments in 2016 and 2018 and also won two Champions Cup in 2016 and 2017. “Thank you for everything, it touches my heart, thank you very much to all of you for coming. I’m going to make it simple because if not I keep crying, ”Chipi began to speak to those present.
“The truth is that we are all rugby players, we are the rugby family here, there are no clubs, we are all the same: Jockey, Gymnastics and Shooting, the U, we are all rugby from Salta and we bet that Salta gets as high as possible. I thank each one of those who put a grain of sand for my career, each one from their side put a little bit so that I can get where I got ”, he concluded. Figallo to the applause of everyone present.