After battling various injuries, Ezequiel Garay announced his retirement from professional soccer on July 16. The defender, who knew how to be runner-up in the world with the Argentine team at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, announced on his social networks the radical turn in his life.
“And here I present my new stage. A great project that I have been working on for two years with great enthusiasm. We all have dreams in life and I had one that today I can say has come true, “wrote the defender on his Instagram account accompanied by a photo in which he is in a construction site.
The Rosario, emerged from the quarry of Newell ‘s Old Boys, became a promoter of luxury homes. Together with the Gargor Luxury company they are building a luxury urbanization called “Los Altos Argentinos” in Valencia, more precisely in the Torre en Conil area, a space located near their current home and a few minutes from the training field that the Valencia, his last club.
According to the official website of the aforementioned company, this housing complex is fully sold. It has 15 single-family homes, which have 4 bedrooms (the main one has a dressing room), 3 full bathrooms, a large living room, kitchen and a plot with a private pool included.
The Diario Marca, for its part, adds that they have a constructed area of 175 square meters and a plot of 500 square meters. The value of each house was half a million euros.
The Rosario, emerged from the Newell’s Old Boys quarry and with a past in Racing de Santander, Real Madrid, Benfica and Zenit, in July announced his retirement at 34 years of age.
“For three years I have been silent (together with a medical team), fighting and trying to find a solution to a problem that appeared unexpectedly (clinical picture of left hip arthritis, due to alteration of the cartilage of the hip due to an overloaded constitution from birth by the practice of impact activity). Extreme pains that prevented me from even walking at times. Repeated infiltrations (required by me) to compete at the highest level. But I only had one goal: to enjoy my passion, to compete and to give joy to a whole hobby ”, revealed the former athlete.
His last game as a professional was on February 1, 2020, within the framework of Date 22 of La Liga in Spain. On that occasion he was replaced by Mouctar Diakhaby in the 43rd minute of the first half in Valencia’s 1-0 win over Celta de Vigo. (Infobae)