One of the Mexican soccer players who has given what to talk about in recent weeks is Santiago Gimenez. A few days ago, the young player signed a new contract with the Feyenoord of Holland, but in the last hours it went viral after the great gesture with a fan of Blue Cross before leaving for Europe.
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Santiago Giménez trained as a footballer in Blue Cross and right there he made his professional debut, managing to be part of the team that came out champion of the MX League in 2021, which meant breaking a drought of more than 23 years of the club.
As part of Blue Cross champion, “Little boy” received their respective medal and, although many may see this recognition as something to keep forever, Gimenez surprised to give it to a loyal fan of the sky team.
Through social networks, the journalist Héctor Hernández released the moving and now viral story starring Santiago Y Ruben Acevedo, who likes to be called “The Number 1 Fan”, the follower of Blue Cross.
Acevedo received from the so-called “baby” the medal of champion, as well as a heartfelt dedication, in which you can read:
“For the #1 fan with love from your friend Santiago Giménez. The ninth is also yours, ”he reads next to the striker’s autograph.
In an interview conducted by the aforementioned journalist, Acevedo assured that three weeks after the title, Santiago asked him to approach his car and later gave him a cash registerwhich he asked to open at that time. “The #1 Fan” of Cross Blue thought it was a watch, but Santiago she insisted that he open it, causing her nervousness.
“When I opened it, first I didn’t see anything, but I pick it up and I find this,” said the Cruz Azul fan at the time of showing the champion’s medal and breaking down in tears remembering the moment.
Santiago Giménez became one of the most beloved players in Blue Cross and, although he will now play for Feyenoord in the Netherlands, he has assured that he will be “blue for life”, while Rubén Acevedo will surely become one of his biggest fans.