Juan Cruz Malia will begin his European adventure: the best team in France awaits him. Source: Archive – credit: Odd ANDERSEN / AFP
Former player of Jockey Club Córdoba y Jaguares Juan Cruz Malia (24 years old) signed a contract with him Toulouse, the current leader and the last champion of the 14th best French rugby league. In principle, Kordofan will be in the club until the middle of this year, although there is a possibility of an extension of their bond.
“He is a player who can take any position at the back, has done really well for the Argentine national team. He comes to complete the line of defense. Their backsWe were sometimes very fair in terms of the number of players available, “he analyzed Didier LacroixPresident of the French club.
Malia, 24 years old, 1.82 meters and 91 kg. He was part of the Pumas squad at the 2019 World Cup in Japan and in the past three countries Held in Australia. He formed at the Cordovan Jockey Club, added 16 matches in the Jaguares before appearing in the national team. This move, his entry into the European elite, signals his progress in growth.
The Mallía can serve as a center, a wing, or even a defender. He has a multi-use profile, which is exactly the type of player the French entity was looking for, signed for only six months due to injuries to Lucas Tausen and Arthur Bonnival and the absence of Roman Ntamak and Thomas Ramos between the three quarters. The French club has already retreated so much that at the end of the season, they can financially rent for a longer period.
Malia joins a large group of Argentinians who make up the 14 best players Such as Bautista Delguy, Santiago Cordero, Guido Petti (Bordeaux), Pablo Matera, Marcos Kremer, Nicolás Sánchez (Stade Francais), Mariano Galarza (Bayonne), Lucas Paulos, Axel Muller (Brive), Emiliano Boffelli (Racing 92), Jerónimo de La Fuente (Perpignan), Rodrigo Bruni (Van), Lucas Minsa (Valencia Roman), Jose Luis Rodriguez (Montois Stadium), Ignacio Calis (Pau), Francisco Gómez Codela (Lyon), Ramiro Moyano and Facondo Issa (Toulon), Benjamin Urdapilleta (Castres), Ramiro Herrera, and Facundo Bosch (La Rochelle).
Ex jaguar He has already passed all health tests, He could join training next Monday and possibly participate for the first time in the Round 15 match between the two best of the 14 best, on Sunday, January 31, in La Rochelle. Toulouse is the leader with 47 units, with a campaign of 10 wins, one draw and three losses.
Juan Cruz Malia scored two attempts for Pumas (against the United States, at the 2019 World Cup in Japan), in just three matches. Source: Reuters / Kim Kyung Hoon
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