RWC 2019 head injury forces Argentina prop Juan Figallo to retire

first_imgThursday Nov 12, 2020 RWC 2019 head injury forces Argentina prop Juan Figallo to retire Saracens and Argentina prop Juan Figallo has been forced to retire from rugby on medical advice at the age of 32 due to a head injury. Figallo suffered the injury during a pool match against England at the 2019 Rugby World Cup and did not feature for Saracens last season.ADVERTISEMENTHe joined Saracens from Top 14 side Montpellier in 2014 and went on to make 96 appearances for the club, where he won four Premiership titles and three European Champions Cups during a trophy-laden six-year spell.Director of rugby Mark McCall said: “Juan epitomises everything it takes to be a good team-mate. A brilliant performer on the field, he has led the way in what tighthead props are capable of.“Off the field, ‘Chipi’ struck a perfect balance of always pushing to improve his game and having fun with his team-mates. He has been a great example and mentor to our younger players.“We wish Juan, Trini and their family well for the future and thank them for their enormous contribution to our club.”Figallo made 33 appearances for Argentina during his career, featuring at the 2011, 2015 and 2019 Rugby World Cups.RELATED VIEWING:ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error News Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO Exeter vs Toulouse is off as a number of… 25 WEEKS AGO Danny Cipriani leaves Gloucester with immediate… 25 WEEKS AGO ‘Aphiwe can’t believe it. We were starting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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