Sergio Díaz and Madrid needed to see how he was doing in skilled soccer and the mom ship despatched him to Lugo, in Second, paying him half of the wage. He by no means completed successful over his coach, Francisco, he didn’t even rating a objective, and his journey lasted just below three months. In November 2017, eight minutes after coming into the area of play towards Numancia, he needed to manage a ball and his proper knee went in one other path. He cracked. “Full rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament and rupture of the inside meniscus”, introduced the medical aspect of Madrid. He by no means returned to Galicia and in Valdebebas he ready himself for seven months of long, darkish and affected person restoration.A misplaced 12 months in BrazilSuch a critical damage often recommends, as soon as overcome, the recipe for a peaceful return, in a good atmosphere. Recuperate sensations. Surprisingly, Sergio Díaz ended up going again to soccer … in Brazil. New league and a membership unknown to him, the mighty Corinthians, who solely assumed half of his wage and did so by wanting askance at that broken knee. At Timão, say those that have been round the membership in 2018, by no means had an opportunity. A crew that got here from successful the Brasileirao and was beneath reconstruction. “When he arrived he was nonetheless not fairly effectively on his knee,” recollects Bruno Casucci, a journalist for Sports activities Balloon and specialist in Corinthians. Jair Ventura, the coach of the São Paulo crew, merely didn’t give him an opportunity. “It was a coach’s determination and, sure, Sergio by no means complained publicly about not taking part in.” There have been no reproaches though they solely gave him 4 video games. “It was a disappointing signing”Casucci summarizes. “Sergio is favored by the age to return to Europe very quickly, he’s recovered from his damage and has returned to the stage he had earlier than going to Madrid” “His switch to Actual Madrid was one of the most surprising information in Paraguayan soccer lately,” recollects Markos González, a Paraguayan journalist from Cerro World, the specialised radio program in Cerro Porteño, Sergio’s home and the membership the place he’s now on mortgage from Madrid. “When his switch to Lugo was confirmed, it was recognized that it was a course of of at the least a 12 months to later attain the Zidane first crew, however when breaking sadly it was recognized that it was going to be very tough to return to that street that he was constructing.. “, analyzes for this newspaper. Let’s rewind the tape. That journey in Madrid started in 2016 simply arrived from Cerro Porteño. Preseason with the oldest in Canada and the United States. In Castilla he was half of a era with greater than well-known names. Below the supervision from the Solari bench, Sergio he was a starter alongside Valverde, Achraf, Mario Hermoso and Odegaard in a squad wherein brothers Enzo and Luca Zidane additionally acted. “Sergio got here from taking part in the Libertadores and Castilla and the Youth League have been too small for him”, feedback a licensed voice that skilled the Paraguayan transit by way of La Fábrica. The Libertadores factor is literal. His final matches with Cerro have been a tie towards Boca Juniors. Therefore to be seen towards juveniles in Europe. They have been the most fun factor in the South American market amongst footballers beneath the age of 18. Fede Valverde and Sergio Diaz, Uruguayan and Paraguayan expertise, respectively. Actual Madrid signed them in July 2016 nearly in a single fell swoop (every of them price 5 million euros) in a single of the first South American operations of Juni Calafat (assisted by Ramón Martínez, an ideal connoisseur of soccer in that space) and whereas the Birdie It flies regular, the little Paraguayan gem is having to reinvent itself in its nation. A critical damage knee in Lugo and a questionable switch in Brazil They’ve stored him in parentheses though he’s solely 22 years outdated. Regardless of all Madrid has not thrown in the towel and renewed final 12 months for yet one more season (till 2022) … What occurred to the Kuncito, as they nicknamed him in Paraguay? Why hasn’t it curdled but? Sergio Díaz, with Actual Madrid in 2016 and presently at Cerro Porteño in Paraguay. Markos González, Paraguayan journalist for ‘Mundo Cerro’ Madrid have the risk to redefine it in July …Sergio Díaz had to consider easy methods to rebuild his profession. Away from social networks, he made a reset. He returned to Cerro, on mortgage, and there he glimpses once more that Kuncito from 4 years in the past, quick and dizzying. Madrid are maintaining a tally of their definitive restoration throughout this return to Cerro. “Till soccer stopped in March, he was being seen to have the ability to make a distinction, he was seen with energy and loads of ability,” says Markos González. “Again to Madrid? Age favors him and his soccer potential to return to Europe very quickly, as a result of he has proven that he’s very effectively recovered from his damage and It has returned to the stage it had earlier than it was bought to Madrid“Sergio Díaz is just not in the fast plans of the entity of Chamartín, however the risk is technically there. Though its project in Cerro is till January, resulting from the totally different calendars between Europe and South America, Madrid might play it again this summer time if it thought of it acceptable. Every thing factors to he shall be allowed to proceed in Paraguay maintaining these good emotions. Ready to see what the future holds for him, he has lived a step (or two) backwards in the hope of rising. Like Valverde.