Argentine international right winger Eduardo Salvio, 31, who is currently with Boca Juniors, took to the field in Estádio da Luz, before the start of the match against Marítimo, to receive the tribute from the Reds, and watch a video with his best moments. The Eagle Fund who defended him for eight years.
Salvio would later witness the Reds’ brilliant victory and confessed with great emotion upon his return to Benfica: “It’s always special to be here. I’ve missed a lot. It’s always been a privilege to wear the Benfica shirt and have the eagle on your chest. I am very happy to belong in the history of Benfica. I thank the fans for being by my side. They supported me as well as the team. I have a lot of affection for them”, said Benfica.
Later, via social media, he said: “Today was a very special day for me. Come back to Estádio da Luz, visit my friends, colleagues and all the people who have been by my side for years. Thank you for welcoming me so well. I am a Benfica fan to Forever,” he wrote.
Remember, Eduardo Salvio was sidelined for eight months due to a serious injury, returned to the pitch at the beginning of November and recently shone with a superb goal with his heel, in Boca Juniors’ 8-1 win over central Cordoba. .
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