Jonathan Maidanathe historic central defender of Riverwill be for the last time tonight in the More Monumental wearing the “Millonario” shirt since at the end of the year, at the end of his contract, he will go to play Montevideo Racing.
At 38 years old, after more than 300 official matches and with 16 titles obtained with the team he now drives Martin Demichelis, Maidan will have his farewell before the members and fans of Riverwho sold out tickets for the match with Hurricane.
The coach’s decision to include him on the squad list, despite the fact that he did not play in the entire second semester and that so far this year he has only had 558 minutes in seven games, is due to the decision to conclude his career in River.
Maidan He will continue his career in the Uruguayan team whose manager is Fernando Cavenaghi, who had already wanted to hire him in the middle of the year. “Jony” preferred to terminate the contract, which ends on December 31.
Maidan He became an icon of the club as he was part of the central defenses that in the era of Marcelo Gallardo They won the most titles in history among the South American Cup of the 2014 and the Copa Libertadores 2018 in Madrid in view of Mouth.
River He sold all the defenders who accompanied him during all those years for millions of dollars: Eder Balanta, Ramiro Funes Mori, Germán Pezzella, Emanuel Mammana and Lucas Martínez Quarta.
Furthermore, together with his own Ramiro Funes Mori already Javier Pinolacurrent field assistant Demichelisformed two emblematic central pairs of River such as those of Daniel Passarella and Roberto Perfumo or Héctor Artico and that of Oscar Ruggeri and Nelson Gutiérrez.
Besides, Maidan got into the hearts of the “millionaire” fans for two symbolic events such as the goal Mouth who shouted in November 2010 and for having stayed at the club when the team was relegated in 2011.
Maidan He came to River with Daniel Passarella as president with Ángel Cappa as coach in the middle of the year. 2010after having a great season in banfield and after playing Los Andes, Boca and Metalist from Ukraine.
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