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Sergio Aguero to play in million-dollar TST this summer season


Former Argentina and Manchester Metropolis star Sergio Aguero has entered a crew and can play in The Soccer Event, the 7-on-7, $1 million, winner-take-all occasion this summer season.

The event will happen from June 5-10 in Cary, North Carolina, and be broadcast by ESPN.

“We’re ecstatic to welcome Sergio and his crew to this 12 months’s area,” TST founder and CEO Jon Mugar mentioned in an announcement. “Not solely is he among the best gamers of all time, however he is additionally one of many fiercest opponents ever. He is coming to Cary to have enjoyable and compete, which is strictly what TST is all about.”

Aguero, 35, retired in 2021 after an 18-year profession, most of which was spent at Manchester Metropolis, for whom he scored a club-record 260 objectives in 390 appearances. He appeared in three World Cups, ending because the runner-up in 2014 and scoring twice in 2018.

Aguero introduced his retirement on the age of 33 after he had moved to Barcelona and following an incident during which he was substituted throughout a match with Alaves as a result of chest pains. Barca later mentioned the discomfort had been attributable to an arrhythmia and he can be handled within the coming months, however Aguero by no means returned to aggressive play.

He has not but introduced who else will be a part of him on Aguero Crew, which is considered one of a number of high-profile groups within the 48-team males’s area.

Borussia Dortmund, Wrexham and Como 1907 are among the many skilled golf equipment that will likely be represented, together with a number of different groups that includes former professionals, together with Nani FC, which will characteristic Luis Nani and Mario Balotelli. A crew run by former U.S. males’s nationwide crew gamers Jimmy Conrad and DaMarcus Beasley has returned for a second 12 months, this time taking part in underneath the title Kwik Aim FC.

Newtown Satisfaction FC, an beginner crew based mostly in Connecticut that featured a number of skilled indoor gamers, gained the inaugural event final 12 months.

This 12 months may also characteristic an 8-team, $1 million ladies’s event, together with a crew known as US Girls led by former U.S. ladies’s nationwide crew star Heather O’Reilly.