Luis Suárez, Diego Forlán, Diego Lugano and Diego Godín they expressed themselves on their social networks after Sebastian Abreu play this friday his last game as a professional footballer. Loco’s former teammates in the Uruguayan Selection (They all agreed in the unforgettable World Cup in South Africa 2010) thanked him for all the shared moments.
Suárez played with Abreu in National and in the Selection. The current forward of the Atletico Madrid, who is in full preparation with Uruguay for the Copa América, commented: “Daddy! I have no words to thank you for what you did in my early days. You were one of those people who made me believe in myself and for that I will always be grateful”.
“I congratulate you not only on your career as a player, but because you could achieve every goal you wanted! ”, The Salta forward commented in an Instagram post, minutes after posting a photo in a story on that social network watching the game between Liverpool and South America, and exclaimed: “Yours is admirable!”.
Daddy! I have no words to thank you for what you did in my early days. You were one of those people who made me believe in myself and I will always be grateful. To congratulate you not only on your career as a player, but also because you could achieve every goal you wanted! @ loco13com pic.twitter.com/qiaPUzrKgL
– Luis Suarez (@ LuisSuarez9) June 11, 2021
For its part, Diego Forlan (which, for example, shared the 2002 and 2010 World Cups with Abreu) expressed: “The least expected day has arrived… Congratulations Loco for your incredible career, for the goals, the records and your follies. Thanks for the company of always and thanks for stinging that penalty”.
Lugano also referenced Abreu’s penalty against Ghana to qualify for the 2010 World Cup semifinals, publishing a photo hugging the Fool after sealing the celestial classification in that match.
The former defenseman accompanied the image with the text: “Great, Washington Sebastian! The long awaited and dreaded moment of retirement has arrived! I can’t stop congratulating you on your tremendous career, for the courage to always do everything your way, even though that’s why we see you (and I include myself) as Crazy”.
And Lugano affirmed: “I thank you as a Uruguayan and a teammate for what you gave to our football for being a fan to the death of La Celeste. Your legacy, personality and history, which was always one of your concerns and ambitions, as well as that moment that you made us live (the penalty taken against Ghana), They will be remembered for generations! “
At the same time, Diego Godin, who, like Suárez, is working with the Uruguayan National Team beating the start of a new Copa América, published two photos with Abreu: one raising him after the Minuean scored his goal against Costa Rica in the 2009 South Africa 2010 playoff, and the other smiling on the stage that was assembled on the outskirts of the Legislative Palace to receive the blue team that obtained the fourth place in that World Cup.
“Thanks, Loco! Thank you for all the moments shared, for being an example of joy, professionalism, partner and friend. The fields and changing rooms will miss you, but I am sure that football will continue to have you closely from another place, because football is and will be your way of life!”, Commented Godín, the current captain of the Uruguayan National Team.