The economic present that goes through League of Quito due to the health emergency, and the high cost of Luis Antonio Valencia, influenced so that both parties reached an agreement and decided to terminate the contract and anticipate the departure of the player.
But what was the real salary of the ‘Toño’ in the League? At the beginning of June this year Polo Racehistorical former soccer player and ex-coach of the albos, described as “inhuman” the amount Valencia perceived in the ‘U’. He said that he was the highest paid player on the team and that such “astronomical” amounts cannot be given in a soccer team.
“With this coronavirus pandemic, I think we can rescue something that is too high for the players. Liga spends approximately USD 20 million to form a team (…) the player who brought it from Europe, Valencia, earns USD 147,000 ”, he said in an interview with Radio Huancavilca, from Guayaquil.
Their expressions raised questions about the economic reality of the country, and because the amount revealed would not be in accordance with the Ecuadorian market.
However, Esteban Paz, president of the albo football commissions, came out to deny the claims of Carrera, and in the Sports Area, he said that Valencia was not the most expensive player in the squad.
“So much envy generated what Antonio valencia that figures are invented, it is not at all the USD 140,000 that they mentioned ”, he pointed out Paz. Then he added that to bring Valencia they received an economic injection from the sponsors.
But he did not elaborate on the real salary. According to what he explained, Valencia It was “invaluable” because “he didn’t come here to make money.” He also did not give information about the values of the other players who would be the most expensive on campus.
After untying the 35-year-old, Paz left the doors of the institution open for a future return. He ‘Amazon train‘played a total of 31 matches with the’ U ‘; He scored a goal, gave three assists and won two titles.