Leonel Galeano The fifth foreign player to join the FBC Melgar team for the 2022 season, arrived at 2.00 pm in the city of Arequipa.
The footballer immediately put on the red and black shirt and posed for the cameras, but did not make any statements to the press.
The Argentine was announced three days ago as one of the last reinforcements requested by coach Nestor Lorenzo. He has received praise from the fans, although also some doubts about the team he comes from, Curicó from Chile that last year he was fighting for relegation.
Leonel Galeano will not be in the friendly match that the rojinegro squad will play this Wednesday against Cusco FC in the imperial region, since first he has to pass medical exams and join the physical work of the rest of the squad. The preseason of FBC Melgar began in the first days of December.
The central defender was recognized by some people at the Alfredo Rodríguez Ballón airport, to which the footballer responded by raising his thumb.
Melgar has in its ranks five Argentines: Bernardo Cuesta, Horacio Orzán, Christian Bordacahar, Martín Pérez Guedes and Leonel Galeano. The rematch against Cusco FC will be played on January 11 in Arequipa.