The Argentine midfielder from Cádiz Augusto Fernández He acknowledged that the retirement as an active footballer “crossed his mind” due to the physical problems and troubles suffered this season by the illness and subsequent death of his father.
The Pergamino midfielder, who had just turned 35, declared at a press conference that “it has been a difficult year due to the family situation” with his father “which unfortunately ended with his death”, which “has made him very complicated” .
The international Albiceleste reported that the season has not been “easy” and that it “started badly” in the preseason, “first with the covid” and later due to his father’s illness: “I remember that my father died on a Tuesday night and on Sunday morning I trained trying to hide all my pain”, He said.
Augusto Fernández, who this season has only been able to play 236 minutes in nine games, admitted that he has been “well” physically for a month and a half but that “at some point” emotionally “he was not well” although he did not show it.
The former Celta player, a team that will visit the Carranza stadium on Sunday at 6.30 pm, said that the team from Vigo is a “special” team for him and a club that he admires, appreciates and loves “because he spent a lot of time in Vigo and his daughters they were born there: “In my heart there will always be a bit of Celta”, he asserted.
Augusto thanked Cádiz for being wrapped up and that this helped him because “from the tranquility” they gave him he could “return well.”
“I have felt supported by the club, by the coach, by the coaching staff and by my teammates. They have been very aware of me and that has been very important,” said the Argentine.