In an emotional press conference, Lisandro López announced that his stage in Racing was over And so at the age of 37, the idol of La Academia will end his career in another team: “It is a very special moment. I am here to announce my departure from the club and put an end to my second stage. They were five wonderful years, with good moments and the others as well. But I’m proud of everything I gave and I want to thank them. “
“I feel like this is the moment. I cannot offer a one hundred percent commitment from the mental aspect, beyond that from the physical I feel good. And I was always a player who gave it and gives everything, “commented the forward and continued:”I can’t say anything to the fans other than thank you. I always tried to talk to them on the court. But I only have words of gratitude to them. It is an eternal thank you. “
“I always said that I returned to the club not to retire, but to compete, to give my best and fulfill a dream. Today I feel that I have reached this point, but at the same time I feel happy to have spent these years here in this club that is the club of my life “, said Licha and remarked:” Today I see the club as impeccable: solid from the institutional and with a great human group inside and outside the locker room “.
“For me it is not a sad day. I am leaving with peace of mind and happiness because I always left everything and because I was able to return here to fulfill my dream and I was able to achieve it. This club has given me everything”, held the idol.
“I have no doubt that as time passes Racing will continue to find those players with a sense of belonging. Those who triumph abroad today will return at some point and the joys will continue, “said the forward and about a possible return, he replied: “I do not rule out at all that tomorrow I may be at the club from another place or playing another role. Hopefully it can happen”.
In 2016 he decided to return to the group that saw him born and was consecrated in the 2018-2019 Super League and the 2018-2019 Champions Trophy. In his second stage, Licha played 142 games and scored 49 goals (an average of 0.34 goals per game).
Lisandro López closed another great stage in Racing, where he left these numbers. Positive balance? pic.twitter.com/hUwCPKLxQ0
– SportsCenter (@SC_ESPN) January 19, 2021
The last goal that Lisandro scored with the Racing shirt It was on January 9, 2021 to seal the victory of La Academia 3-1 over Newell’s in the Avellaneda Cylinder.