D’Onofrio revealed the confession made to him by Guillermo Barros Schelotto after the Madrid final
One of the most emblematic images left by the final of the Libertadores Cup 2018 Come in Mouth and River was the respectful greeting of Rodolfo D’Onofrio to Guillermo Barros Schelotto, who at that time was the coach of the Xeneize.
In a heads up with the program Super football from TyC Sports, the president of the Millionaire he remembered that talk he had with the Twin.
“It all started in the Mendoza final in March 2018 against Boca. We lost all the games and then we beat him. On the playing field I meet Guillermo, I went to greet him and said: ‘Now you’re sad, but inside In a few days you will be champion and this will become a memory. ‘They were champions and I spoke to Marcelo (Gallardo) to ask for Barros Schelotto’s phone number to congratulate him on the championship “, he expressed.
After River’s triumph in Madrid 3-1, D’Onofrio approached Barros Schelotto and said: “At that moment, which was hard for him because he had lost to River in Madrid, I approached him and said: ‘How did we talk about it sometime, all this happens”, he recounted.
Immediately the top leader Millionaire revealed the confession that the coach himself made to him in the middle of the Santiago Bernabéu: “In that talk he told me that he was going to the United States. He asked me what I thought and I told him that it was a great step for his professional development and for his family.”
A week later Guillermo resigned from his position as coach of the Xeneize and all pointed to the definition of Madrid as the main trigger for their decision. However, his position was already taken so if he won the final, he would have left Boca anyway.