striker Idol of Boca Juniors, Martin Palermo has decided to immediately hanging up his boots. Palermo will be retiring from the gridiron after the match in Clausura Final on June 19, 2011.
Palermo choose match contra Gimnasia La Plata because the club's opponent is his hometown club, La Plata. The 37-year striker was still fairly productive. Evidence, Palermo able to score nine goals in 15 games this season.
"Actually, during the two years I have mentally prepared me to retire," said Palermo told Sportal, Friday, April 8, 2011.
In a football career, the player nicknamed El Loco who have won six division titles Major League Argentina, two Copa Libertadores and Intercontinental trophy.
Palermo Boca Juniors strengthen during the two periods, ie from 1997-2000 and 2004 to the present. The player who began his professional career with Estudiantes also had traveled to Spain with the club Villarreal, Real Betis and Alaves.