Maxi Rolón, formerly of the Barcelona youth academy, dies in a traffic accident at the age of 27

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The news of the death of Maxi Rollon convulsed Argentina on this Saturday night. The footballer, who had not competed at the highest level for a few years, lost his life in a traffic accident. In the accident, one of his brothers also died, Ariel Hernan Rolon30 years old.

Maxi, 27, passed through the quarry of the Barcelona Soccer Club. He auditioned when he was only 10 years old, but it was in 2010 when he entered the farmhouse. There he remained until 2016, having as his greatest successes a Liga with the juvenile A and the UEFA Youth League in the 2013/2014 season.

Barça has not forgotten him on such a sad day for his family, friends and supporters: “Dismayed by the death of Maxi Rolón (1995), a youth football player for FC Barcelona between 2010 and 2016. We express our deepest condolences and all the support to his family. Rest in peace.”

As reported in Argentina, the accident took place in the national routeat the height of bid. The two Rolón brothers were on their way to Rosario. The vehicle lost control and ended up crashing into a tree. Both Maxi and Ariel lost their lives on the spot.


At Barça he began to take his first steps in football. At La Masía he trained until he became part of the first subsidiary, the Barcelona B. During those years, he also played in the lower categories of the Argentina national team. With the Albiceleste came to win the sub20 south american championship in the year 2015.

At the end of his contract, having even played in Second divisionwent to Santos. No luck though. She also went through spain to play with him Lugobut again without protagonism, or the Pubillas Houses of the second Catalan. In addition, he tried his fortune in the Sarandí Arsenal Argentine and in United Coquimbo Chilean. His last team was Yellow Force from Ecuador.

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