Estudiantes, who is currently chaired by former United superstar Juan Sebastian Veron, posted on his Twitter account Thursday a picture of the 29-year-old defender from his previous period at the start of his professional career (2008-2011), accompanied by the phrase “Welcome back to your home!”.
Rojo began his football career in this club, where he played in the age groups from 2000 to 2008, before being promoted to the first team that defended his colors until 2011, and then began his European journey with Spartak Moscow Russia (2011-2012) and Portuguese Sporting (2012- 2014), all the way to Manchester United, who contracted the days of Dutch coach Louis van Gaal.
“Another dream has come true,” Estudiantes said in a welcome message from Rojo, adding, “People always return to the places where they lived happy, because the feeling of belonging is very strong.”
Local media reported that Rojo, who crowned with Estudiantes the Copa Libertadores in 2009 and the first leg in Argentina in 2010 before raising the England Cup, League Cup and “Europa League” in United colors, signed a loan loan for six months.
Rojo returns to his country with 18 months remaining on the contract linked to United, the team that started his career with him before his level fell, forcing him to content himself with 17 league matches in the last two and a half years, after he started his English journey with 59 games in ” Premier League “during his first three seasons.
Rojo has been absent from United since last November due to the injury, and it is believed that his return to his beginnings team aims to obtain more time on the field in order to enhance his chances of participating in his country in the Copa America scheduled next summer, hosted by Argentina and Colombia, after he missed For the last continental championship in the summer of 2019.
Rojo defended the country’s colors in 61 games, including two friendlies in September and October last, and was part of the squad that ran the World Cup 2014 and 2018.