‘Chacho’ Rodríguez announces his retirement from sports


The Spanish point guard Sergio Rodríguez announced this Wednesday the end of his sporting career at the age of 38 and after finishing the season with Real Madrid, one of the many teams, where he left his mark with his quality in the direction and understanding of the game. in his 20 seasons as a professional.

“The day has come. After 20 years as a basketball player, I would like to share with all of you a decision that will change my life. The time has come to put an end to my sports career,” said ‘Chacho’ in a statement on their social networks.

The Tenerife native considers that “it is the perfect time to say goodbye” after a campaign in which he has won the Endesa League, the Copa del Rey and the Endesa Super Cup with Real Madrid. “I always dreamed of retiring being physically fit and winning my last game. And now life has offered me this gift,” he stressed.

Sergio Rodríguez puts an end to a career full of successes both nationally and internationally and with the Spanish team. The Canarian leaves, among other titles, with three Euroleagues, four Endesa Leagues and five Copas del Rey, while with the national team he won the historic gold of the 2006 World Cup, an Olympic silver and a bronze, and a gold, a silver and two bronzes in Eurobaskets.