Chivas beat 2-0 to Toluca in a vital result for the closing of the tournament. The second goal was scored by Ronaldo Cisneros, which in his own words says to live “a second chance.” In June a heart disease that could put an end to his career as a footballer. After various studies, the doctors gave him the green light to continue his career.
At a press conference after the victory against the Devils, the forward recounted how he lived those moments and the way in which he found out that he could continue playing football. “It was a complicated process. For me, for my family, it was difficult news that they told me that I couldn’t play again. It was three weeks of uncertainty. All the studies went well, They told me I had no problem. It left me very calm, ”he recalled.
Cisneros said grateful to his teammates and highlighted the importance of group support to overcome the most difficult moment that he has lived, as he says, on a sporting and personal level. The youth squad of Santos Laguna He recalled that the detection of the problem delayed his integration to the team. Little by little, he has adapted to the work dynamics. “I started the preseason late. Always at the service of the team. The footballer always wants to play. The coach always decides what is best for the team ”.
“What I am most grateful for today is stepping on a First Division pitch,” he mentioned in reference to the problem that could end his days as a player.
With medical clearance, Ronaldo focused on clinching a spot on the all-star team, having been relegated to the Tapatio of the Expansion League. Now, with the goal before Toluca, the striker claims to have made a collective commitment in order to fight for the highest. “It is very easy to think everything negative. And today the truth is that all my colleagues congratulated me. What they repeated to me the most was ‘you deserve it’. Succeeding here at Chivas is a dream. Hopefully the high point is the championship ”.
The news of heart disease It inevitably dislodged him, but he found refuge in the team itself. “What I did after leaving the clinic was to go to the club, with my teammates so that they knew what I was experiencing. They gave me that strength to have hope. I do not wish it to anybody, but these situations make you thank for what we as footballers live day by day ”.
The conference was initially from the coach, Marcelo Michel LeañoBut it was the same helmsman who invited Cisneros to answer the reporters’ questions. The triumph gives oxygen to the management of Leaño who had not yet managed to win since his interim term began, three weeks ago, against him America.
In addition to drawing without goals in the National Classic, the Flock had accumulated two falls before Querétaro and Atlas. The break for Close FIFA allowed the young strategist to have a longer working time with the almost complete squad (except for absences due to the summons of Alexis Vega and Uriel Antuna). In a friendly played in the United States, the rojiblancos beat the Lion by 2-0.
“I am in front of a group of highly committed players. We are proud of them. Today we show that the strength is in the team. These three points should help us to work with great humility ”, Leaño mentioned about the performance of his pupils. The next day the chiverío will face Tijuana.