Leonardo Ponzio and Germán Lux left their boots and gloves for a while and went straight to enjoy another sport, of which the River captain is a fan and which Poroto joined. Both were the luxury visits that the Triple Crown Polo tournament had (it is made up of the 81st Tortugas Country Club Open, the 128th Hurlingham Club Open and the 128th Argentine Polo Open), that started this Tuesday with the quarterfinals of Tortugas with Ellerstina’s win over Alegría by 23 to 7. Yes, they gave luck to the defending champion and with whom Ponzio has a very close bond.
Ponzio and Poroto with Héctor Guerrero, Ellerstina’s coach.
River’s midfielder, who has been applauded by the entire Monumental in what could have been his last superclassic, has a friendly relationship with Facundo Pieres, captain of Ellerstina.Both met through Pablo Erbín, the physical trainer of both, and Santiago Hirsig. And the chemistry came fast, plus Ponzio loves horses and country life.
And it turns out that during yesterday afternoon, both the steering wheel and Lux went around Pilar and enjoyed a day of polo on a magnificent day, still with the smile drawn thanks to what was the great victory last Sunday at the Monumental against Boca.
And for Ponzio it is not the first time that he has shown his passion for polo. To the point that Pieres himself assured Ole Two years ago: “When football is over, the idea is to be able to play together. Obviously we will not be able to play at a high level, but we will be able to play some tournaments together. When he retires, Leo will play polo. “It will be?
Ponzio and his post Super confession
“It was very nice to play with people, especially knowing that it could have been my last Superclásico.I have a need to be next to my family, but I do not want to confirm that I am going to retire at the end of the year, it will be seen later “, said Ponzio once the 2-1 against Boca was finished at the Monumental