Willy Caballero separated from professional football: he came from Boca, played in the National Team and will now be a field assistant


the archer Wilfredo Caballero turned away from professional football and now will be Enzo Maresca’s assistant at Leicester, which has just been relegated from the Premier League and will play in England’s second tier. The last club he played for tail It was at Southampton.

The 41-year-old goalkeeper debuted at Boca in 2002 and he was at the club until mid-2004: he was a substitute for Roberto Abbondanzieri and only made saves in 19 games (17 as a starter). In 2001 he had been part of the conquest of the Under 20 World Cup, where he was chosen as the best in the competition in his position.

Then he went to Elchewhere he spent six seasons and the following four were achieved in Malaga. From there he moved to England to defend manchester city for three years and in 2017 he came to Chelsea: he was part of the Europa League conquests in 2019 and the Champions League in 2021.

While tackling on the whole of London He was summoned by Jorge Sampaoli to go to the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Sergio Romero’s injury allowed him to start the World Cup as a starter, but after a rude mistake in the second match (against Croatia) he lost the job to Franco Armani.

While he was in Elche he had a brief return to Argentina to wear the shirt of Arsenal. His other two appearances with the Albiceleste were in the 2005 Confederations Cup (runner-up) with José Pekerman and in the 2004 Athens Olympics (champion) with Marcelo Bielsa.

The clubs through which Wilfredo Caballero passed

  • Mouth
  • Elche
  • Arsenal
  • Malaga
  • manchester city
  • chelsea
  • southampton


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