Ever Guzmán, U-17 champion with Mexico, announced his retirement from soccer

With an emotional letter that he published on social networks, the Mexican forward thanked soccer for everything that allowed him to live during his career

MEXICO — Ever Guzmán, U-17 world champion with the Mexican national team, announced his retirement from soccer, Through a letter he wrote with the inspiration caused by that play in which he scored the final 3-0 against Brazil in the 2005 World Cup final in Peru.

“From that night in Peru: magical, dreamy, memorable, unique, nostalgic and full of life, I called on my memories and feelings to sit down and write this letter. My farewell ”, it is read in the first lines of the text.

“Without a doubt, that final against Brazil, defending my country with all my pride, marked a watershed in my career. And today, looking back and recalling the play in which Carlos (Vela) left me alone in front of the rival goalkeeper, I make a memory of what several moments can generate as a story in the career of a footballer ”.

Guzman He took the opportunity to thank his family for their support, as well as all the people who accompanied him throughout these 17 years, during which time he collected t-shirts and photographs that are now protected in a display case. However, he also accepted that he made the wrong decisions in his career.

“Like that play that I have tattooed, this career was framed by decisions, bad and good, but all chosen with conviction; seeking to fulfill what I always dreamed of ”.

In your letter, Ever guzman He took the opportunity to make a count of the teams that passed and the learning that each one left him. Throughout his career he was in Morelia, Mérida, Veracruz, Lobos BUAP, Correcaminos, San Antonio, Hartford and Antigua.

“And just like that final whistle in Peru, before the dreamed rival, with the desired goal and making history by lifting the world cup with the team we all want to defend, this pleasant passage of being a professional footballer culminates. A story, my story, to always remember. Infinite thanks, dear football ”.