Atalanta captain Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez has released a graphic novel about his life and career for youngsters.
He revealed the initiative via his Instagram Stories and will be available for purchase in both physical and digital structures.
From June 16, ‘Ciao, child il Papu’ (Hello, I am Papu) will be distributed by Rizzoli and a few stores in Bergamo will sell select autographed adaptations.
“Quite a long time ago a young man was living in a far-off nation, Argentina, and he had a dream: to turn into a player in football. This is my story, simply come play with me.”
The 32-year-old, joining the club in 2014, has been a key figure in Atalanta ‘s ascend from relegation candidates to quarter-finalists in the Champions League.
He burned through the majority of his career in Italy, as was the case for Metalist Kharkiv at Catania from 2010-13, with a short spell in Ukraine.
Papu has made Atalanta 223 serious appearances, scoring 53 goals and giving 61 assists.
In 2014 Gomez acts in “Atalanta.” The midfielder took part in 223 Bergamo club appearances, scoring 53 goals and assisting 61. The outbreak with the pandemic coronavirus deferred several wearing rivalries including the Italian championship. The tournament continues on June 20 Torino match — Parma starting at 19:30 GMT. Another Championship meeting will take place this same day — Verona will play against Cagliari. It starts at 21:45 of GMT.