It was one of the most anticipated decisions and, finally, it became known: Luis Scola, the eternal captain of the Argentine basketball team, announced his retirement as a player to dedicate himself to a leadership position at Varese from Italy, last club you played for.

The news was reported by the same club on its social networks. “Varese Basketball is proud to announce a new addition to the Board of Directors: it is Luis Scola, who will occupy the position of CEO of the rojiblanco club”, the statement starts.

“This incorporation further embellishes and consolidates the company’s management fabric and aims to make its operational strategies for the near future increasingly solid”adds the statement, which details that Scola will be presented this Wednesday in his new role.

Scola thus confirms his final retirement after going through Houston, Phoenix, Indiana, Toronto and Brooklyn on the NBA. On Spain achieved a ACB League in 2002, three King’s Cups (2002, 2004 and 2006) and three Spanish Super Cups (2005, 2006 and 2007), in addition to accumulating two Mvp of the season with him Baskonia.

After more than 740 NBA games he traveled to China for two seasons before ending his career in Italy between Milan and Varese. Scola was the last survivor of the Golden Generation who played and won gold in the Olympic Games 2004, bronze in 2008 and two silver medals in the World 2002 and 2019.