“Fuerza Chango Moreno”: the flag in support of the former Boca Juniors player who is facing a tough moment of health

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In the preview of the match between Boca Juniors and Newell’s for date 23 of the Professional League that was played in La Bombonera, the players of the xeneize cast expressed solidarity with a former club player who is fighting for his life. Is about Alfredo “Chango” Moreno, who in the last hours had a malignant tumor detected in an operation.

The 41-year-old from Santiago made his debut in the Primera de Boca Juniors in the first cycle of Carlos Bianchi, underwent emergency surgery in the last hours due to an obstruction in the gallbladder that was removed.

Unfortunately, during the intervention the doctors detected a malignant tumor that also touched part of his intestines, so a campaign was started to obtain blood and platelet donors, since once the monkey Moreno stabilizes, will begin chemotherapy treatment to fight carcinoma.

The posting of Necaxa with the request for blood and platelet donors

Given this, the Necaxa club sympathized with him monkey Moreno, so they shared an image on their social networks to request donors and help the former player to overcome this difficult moment.

Moreno was part of the squads that were two-time champions in the 1998/1999 season and the 2000 and 2003 Copa Libertadores. In fact, at the beginning of 2000, when Martin Palermo He was injured, played several games in the Libertadores where in the group zone he scored five goals against Blooming of Bolivia in a 6-1 win.

Alfredo Moreno celebrating one of his five goals with Barros Schelotto in the win against Blooming in the Libertadores in 2000 (EFE / Nahuel Roark)
Alfredo Moreno celebrating one of his five goals with Barros Schelotto in the win against Blooming in the Libertadores in 2000 (EFE / Nahuel Roark) (Nahuel Roark /)

In that Libertadores of 2000, Moreno was characterized by his scoring nose and good header despite not being a high-altitude attacker, but it was a good card for Bianchi, who had in the monkey and in Antonio Barijho two good relays until the return of Palermo on that historic night of May 24, 2000 when the Titan and scored the third goal in the rout and elimination of River Plate.

After his first stage at the La Ribera club in the second half of 2000, he moved to Racing and after a return to Boca Juniors in 2003 (also with Bianchi), he settled permanently in Mexico where he spent most of his career. , with a total of 17 seasons until his retirement in 2018.

Chango Moreno
Moreno scoring a goal against Olimpo in 2003. Jorge Vivaldo suffers it (PHOTO NA: MARCELO CAPECE)

In Mexican soccer, he played for Necaxa, but later he paraded for other clubs such as San Luis, América, Atlas, Tijuana, Puebla, Veracruz and finally retired at Celaya in 2018. He also spent a year in China, at Shandong. Luneng.

In Mexico, Moreno decided to settle in Aguascalientes, the city where he is residing with his wife and two children, so it was in that city that the disease surprised him and where he is hospitalized.

Moreno now struggles to get ahead and in the preview of the Xeneize match against La Lepra he received the gesture of support from the Boca Juniors players and the applause of the fans who did not forget the joys that the Santiago native gave them two decades ago.


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