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Boston River and Deportivo Maldonado made history this Monday by qualifying for the cup for the first time in their history; between the Lacalle family there was a promise if that happened
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October 24, 2022 at 9:46 p.m.
The Closing Tournament closed this Monday with the victory of Deportivo Maldonado against Albion and the draw of Boston River against Wanderers: the fernandinos and the tailor qualified for the first time in their history to the Copa Libertadores. And this leads to President Luis Lacalle Pou having to keep a promise with his children.
President Luis Lacalle Pou and his children Luis Alberto and Manuel, They are fans and members of Boston River and the president promised them that if the club qualified for the cup, they would attend one of the games that the team will play as a visitor abroadaccording to El País and confirmed The Observer. The draw for the cup will define who will be the rival of the Uruguayan team.
In addition, the president is a member of the club. Why is he a fan? The president of Boston River, Roberto Perdomo, told The Observer how Lacalle Pou’s link with that team arose. “There was a boy who was a member of the club’s board, Alejandro Saavedra, who was a police guard when his father (Luis Alberto Lacalle) was president of the Republic. So Saavedra, who was a fan of Boston, would bring things from the club to his son,” he said.
Over the years, when the current president was a senator, the collector of Boston River stopped by his office in the Legislative Palace to collect the social quota.
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