“I can’t tell you if I managed more or less [lo que soñaba], but I achieved what I wanted, which was to play outside. “I am thirty-four years old Carlos Carmona He announced the end of his career as a professional footballer, which prompted him to play in it Coquimbo Unido, O’Higgins, Regina, Atalanta -The Italian club in which he was even a captain, Atlanta United And Colo Colo.
in conversation with game guide, From Radio GuideHe admitted that stopping play was a decision largely influenced by a hip injury, forcing him to play “a hacked many times and I think to top it all off, I was given the option to come back to Coquimbo and be a contributor. 85-90% of the parties […]. I thought about retiring to be a contribution to the club I admire.”
Two attacking strikers, three driving wheels and a full-back started this year, a path that has put them in the orbit of European and South American clubs.
whoever became the only Chilean to have participated in four World Cups – two under-20s in the Netherlands in 2005 and Canada in 2007; And two adults in South Africa 2010 and Brazil 2014 – only now he’s bearing the brunt of his long time in Europe: “Staying so hard and that leaves me calm. Now that it’s all over, I realize, I’m happy with it. It’s beautiful, but the most beautiful thing is to play Football and I am quietly retiring in this sense.”
“One always aspires to play for the best teams in the world or in a competitive league,” the midfielder commented. He also admitted that “I never thought it would happen so quickly, because I was playing in the first division at the age of 19”.
Carmona explained regarding the coaches he had in his career Marcelo Bielsa As the most important and added that Rosario, the former Chilean coach, “has always been very up to date with everyone, and you can’t relax even in the renewal session.” He stressed that it was never a “gift” from the coach of a trans-Andean team, as reported in the football media.
Carmona said he will continue to be associated with football. Not from a managerial position, but from the side of the field, near the place he always dreamed of.
Listen to the interview with Carlos Carmona in Pauta de Juego, from Radio PAUTA.