The day that Araujo could be from Real Madrid
Ronald Araujo It is now the watchword of FC Barcelona. The Uruguayan arrived in the summer of 2018 from boston river and since then it has grown, first in the subsidiary, and then in the first team until it has become a bulwark for Xavi and an idol of the culé fans.
However, history could have been written differently if, as explained by ESPN, Ronald Araujo I would have accepted one of the other proposals that he had on the table that same summer. Without going any further, the Uruguayan could have ended up with Barça’s eternal rival, as Real Madrid also tempted him, despite the fact that Araujo ended up opting for the Barça club’s proposal.
In the 17/18 season, the Uruguayan played in the boston riverteam from the city of Montevideo, and caught the attention of different Spanish clubs. According to ESPNin the list of teams that asked about the Uruguayan was a Getafe with Ramon Planes as sports director. The coach of the Uruguayan team that year was Sergio Cabrerafootballer’s father Leandro Cabrera who was a member, at that time, in the azulón group. he was the same cabrera who warned plans of the quality of the center of Rivera and the one who convinced him to notice him.
with the march of plans to the FC Barcelonathe intention of taking over the services of Ronald Araujoand it was finally the Catalan club that took over the services of the Uruguayan defender after paying 4 million euros for him.
According to information from the same American TV channel, Madrid, Athletic and Sevillewith ‘Monchi‘ In between, they failed to overcome the interest and offer of the barca, that He ended up taking the player.
Xavi’s ‘antiVinicius’ weapon
In it Classic on Sunday (9:00 p.m. / Movistar LaLiga TV), Araujo will have the opportunity to demonstrate, once again, the high level that he has been demonstrating and that is, precisely against the real Madrid, the Uruguayan has left some of his most meritorious performances. Since Xavi he entrusted the right side to stop Viniciusthe balance of Barcelona against the white club It is three victories in three games, meddling in the middle of the series the merengue victory of the first round of LaLiga 22/23, without the presence of a Araujo injured.