Updated 08/03/2021 19:17
6The Argentine midfielder met
this year on the double knockout stage, against Chile and Colombia, and at the Copa América in Brazil. But a
lot was known about
in Córdoba, his home province, and in Europe, where he was considered the best defender in the last Serie A. So, now it is not so surprising that he leaves Atalanta to join Tottenham of England at
55 million euros, something like 65 million dollars
, to become the most expensive Argentine defender in history, ousting Nicolás Otamendi. And the news broke out in several Cordoba clubs, who rub their hands thinking about the tickets that could get them.
Cristian Romero is 23 years old
Cristian Romero is 23 years old
and in a short time managed to move several million dollars. In July 2018 he left Belgrano to join Genoa, which paid 1,800,000 for 90 percent of the pass. A year later, Juventus kept the Cordoba in exchange for 20 million.
did not take place in
and emigrated on loan for two years to Atalanta for 4 million. The central broke it in the Bergamo cast, which executed the purchase option at 16 million euros.
And now he will play in the Premier League
: he was sold for 55 million euros (in the week he will travel to undergo a medical check-up) and will sign a 4-year contract with a salary of 4 million per season.
They were dizzying years for Romero and the total account has an impact: he
mobilized 110 million dollars
(at the current rate) since June 2018, when he left Belgrano being a perfect stranger.
El Cuti Romero in the final of the Copa América.
And it was said that in Córdoba there are several clubs that rub their hands because the solidarity mechanism for the soccer player's training rights will be activated.
Belgrano, Talleres and San Lorenzo are the ones that have already received some dollars from other sales and will receive them again now
It is estimated that the Pirate, where Cuti reached the age of 12, will pocket 1,350,000 euros;
San Lorenzo, who had it from 8 to 11, would keep 250,000 euros;
and Talleres, which counted on the defender from 11 to 12, would receive 180,000.
Romero's present is very good and his great performances in the Argentine National Team caused the best teams in the world to dispute it. It was one of the jewels of the market. In the race were
Barcelona, Manchester United and Tottenham
were those who fought with the defender. The Spurs were the ones who presented the best proposal. It is recalled that the cast now directed by Portuguese Nuno Espírito Santo is close to selling striker Harry Kane for a figure of more than 100 million euros.
The amount they will pay for Romero will make him, it is insisted, the most expensive Argentine defender in history.
took the first place on the podium from his teammate behind in Argentina, Nicolás Otamendi, who moved from Valencia to Manchester City in 2015 for $ 44,500,000.
Other impressive sales were Ezequiel Garay from Zenit de Russia to Valencia (24 million in 2016), Walter Samuel from Rome to Real Madrid (23 million in 2004) and Gabriel Milito from Zaragoza to Barcelona (20 million in 2007 ).
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