Marta Xargay definitively retires:

The Spanish player, key with the selection in his latest achievements, puts an end to the 30 years.

Marta Xargay at the Ro 2016 Games.FEB
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The professional path of Marta Xargay it ends in a full stop, precisely one year after the player hit the pause button in her career when she was playing in Girona. XargayAfter a successful stage at the club and selection level, he decided to temporarily separate from the pavilions for personal reasons motivated by the coronavirus pandemic and this Thursday he decided to leave it with a very positive message on his social networks.

European gold, silver in the World Cup and in the Olympic Games, are some of the recognitions of a career that began more than ten years ago and that has allowed him to live the best moments: “I needed to take a breath and breathe, listen to myself, see the bears from another perspective. And all this time has allowed me to think, live, feel and find myself again, with my happiness and what makes me vibrate again “.

Although the giron wanted to take this step by showing a considered decision, it has reflected its reality from the most sincere side. “Basketball has filled me with life, but all that glitters is not gold. From the outside everything is idealized; from the inside the level of sacrifice and mental and physical demand is higher. Achieving a healthy balance between these two worlds has been for me one of the most complicated competitions, “he continues in his farewell letter.

Protagonist in the triumphs of Perfumeras Avenida, Marta raised a Euroleague, two national leagues and five cups. Now, he leaves that past, not without nostalgia, and focuses on other facets of his life, where basketball will never disappear: “I have lived this impressive journey with great enthusiasm, and it continues to guide me on this new path, because it is the spark of life. Now I wink at the past, I laugh out loud at the present and smile at the future. “