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The end of a Roman empire?

"One of the greatest players in the history of Argentine football," was how one TV pundit described him a few weeks ago. It's a huge epithet to bestow on any player, but in the case of Juan Roman Riquelme, it might be justified.

"Sunday could be my last match for Boca at La Bombonera," Riquelme told one of the country's main football TV shows on Monday. "Normally [given the current state of contract negotiations] I wouldn't go on the post-season tour with the rest of the squad."

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njc5095d ago

He was a great player. Time to let go

donb5095d ago

He is the best player I have ever seen. Never saw Maradona Live, but he must be the best player from Argentina in his time. Strange he didnt get more attention than he did. He was the greatest.