‘This is one of the saddest days of my life’: Carlos Tevez announces he is leaving Boca Juniors for the third time after falling out with club vice president Juan Roman Riquelme
- Carlos Tevez has announced he is leaving Boca Juniors for the third time
- Former Manchester United striker got into a fight with vice president Juan Roman Riquelme
- Tevez stated that he will not play for another club in Argentina, but could move abroad
Carlos Tevez has announced that he is leaving Boca Juniors.
The 37-year-old, who is in his third stint with the Argentine club, has argued with club president, ex-Barcelona and Villarreal midfielder Juan Roman Riquelme.
As reported by The mirror, the Boca Juniors board had tried to get the couple to resolve their differences, but were unsuccessful.
Veteran striker Carlos Tevez has announced he is leaving Boca Juniors for the third time
Tevez leaves Boca after arguing with club vice president Juan Roman Riquelme (back, left)
Speaking at a press conference, Tevez said: “This is one of the saddest days of my life, but this decision is the best…because I have nothing left to give.
“In Boca you have to be mentally 120% and I am not and I will not be.”
Former Argentine striker Tevez stated he would not play for another club in his home country, but is open to a move abroad.
Tevez said he will not play for another club in Argentina, but may sign with a foreign club
Tevez, whose father died three months ago, plans to spend more time with his family.
This season, Tevez has scored three goals in 12 league appearances for Boca.
Tevez has had a long and trophy-laden career that started at Boca before moving to Corinthians.
A surprise move to West Ham followed, with Tevez later playing for Manchester United (with whom he won the Champions League) and Manchester City.
Tevez later played for Juventus for a second stint with Boca, which was followed by a move to China, where he represented Shanghai Shenhua before joining Boca for a third time.