Oribe Celebrating one of his goals in the Olympic Final

Oribe Peralta has put an end to his sports career after 19 years as a professional where he managed to obtain great achievements, both collectively and individually, in the seven clubs where he played and in the Mexican team.

El Cepillo lived its best moments in Santos Laguna and the America, but it will always have a special place in the Tricolor after having been a fundamental piece to achieve the gold medal in the London 2012 Olympics.

ROMANCE WITH MEXICAN TEAM

Peralta arrived at the Olympic fair as a reinforcement of the Sub 23 team and a reference in the attack and knew how to take advantage of his great moment with four assists and the same number of annotations, including the two goals in the Final against Brazil that they gave to Mexico the first gold medal in its history.

A year earlier, in the Pan American Games Guadalajara 2011 had also been essential for the Mexican National Team U-22 Champion of the contest will be proclaimed.

After a complicated World Cup Qualifying where El Tri was saved from being left out of Brazil 2014 Thanks to a last-minute comeback from the United States against Panama, Peralta became the hero, scoring five of the nine goals Mexico scored in Intercontinental Repechage matches against New Zealand. Already in the World Cup, Peralta would manage to score the first Mexican goal in the tournament.

SUCCESS WITH CLUBS

At the club level, the one born in Torreón would debut in the maximum circuit with Monarcas Morelia, passing through León (in the Liga de Ascenso), Monterrey, Chiapas, Chivas and América, but it was in Santos where he would get his first Liga MX title.

With the Warriors he raised the championships of the Closing 2008 and the Closing 2012 and his good performances made him one of the most sought-after players, being bought by América in May 2014 for 10 million dollars.

Peralta in Santos

In the Eagles he would continue his high level, taking him only six months to lift his first trophy by winning the Opening 2014, later he would add to his record the Concacaf Champions League in 2015 and 2016, the Apertura 2018 and the Copa MX Clausura 2019.

On an individual level, El Cepillo was recognized as the player of the year by Concacaf in 2013.

Finally, today when he turns 38, he has decided that it is time to end his successful career as a professional.

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Peralta Champion with America

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