After the departure of Colombian striker Rafael Santos Borré, everyone thought that this place would take time to be occupied by a new reinforcement. However, lThe RIver leadership moved quite quickly and in a matter of hours has signed the player who will be in charge of supplying the Colombian.
Braian Romero has signed a contract until December 2024, and he is expected to make an excellent pairing with Enzo Fernández, both former Defense and Justice players. Romero has already joined the training sessions under the command of “Muñeco” Gallardo for what will be the start of the Eighth Final of the Copa Libertadores.
The 30-year-old player comes to River with the desire to do things very well because for him all this is a dream come true and he hopes to show it on the court: “It is the most important step of my career, I am living a dream. I am very happy for the decision I made and now to wait for what comes with this beautiful challenge. My family is happy for the step I am taking in my career, they are living a dream just like me. I hope not to waste it and enjoy it to the fullest, it is an achievement because I fought a lot to be here “, have been his first statements as a River player.
The Argentine forward comes with the poster of having scored a total of 21 goals in 33 games, in addition to being part of the players who entered the history of the Falcon by winning the Copa Sudamericana and the Recopa Sudamericana.
Braian knows that it will not be easy to make up for the loss of Santos Borré but he trusts his quality to do things well and live up to all the trust that Marcelo Gallardo has placed in him: “I came to River because of my performance in the Cup, because of what we did in Defense and Justice. It was something historic, achieving two cups at the club and I think my present in Defense and Justice helped a lot. Rafa Borré leaves the bar very high for everything he did in River, but I have come to write my own story. Gallardo called me yesterday when everything had already been done. He congratulated me on the step in my career and gave me a lot of confidence “, he concluded.
The fans have put all the illusion in this forward to be the new scorer reference point, since what he has achieved with his previous club makes his arrival seen as one of the most important reinforcements in recent years. We will see if Romero is made for the demands of such a big club.