Toluca terminated Fernando Tobio’s contract after the defender denounced that they made him train with coronavirus

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Toluca would have terminated Fernando Tobio’s contract, after the 30-year-old soccer player publicly denounced that they made him train despite being diagnosed with coronavirus. “The controversial publications made by the Argentine defender were not to the liking of the Mexican team, which terminated the player’s contract unilaterally,” according to the local sports newspaper. Record.

According to the publication of the newspaper AM de León, Fernando Tobio, who has already recovered from Covid-19, analyzes suing Toluca before the Mexican Soccer Federation and it would demand the payment of 1,200,000 dollars. Nor does it rule out in the event of a refusal to resort to FIFA. The defense of the Argentine soccer player estimates that the image of the player has been damaged and they also do not take care of the integrity of the team or the employees amid the scourge of the coronavirus pandemic.

“It is more than clear that the reputation of the club loses prestige immediately from the moment it summons its professional staff to carry out training in violation of the prevailing recommendations, allowing – and even worse, forcing – footballers to train without having the results of the corresponding PCRs (tests) ”, reported the morning in relation to the document that the player presented to the Federation. In addition, the player has several screens from the chat via WhatsApp that he had with the club doctor who indicated that he should not train if he had symptoms.

Fernando Tobio with the Boca jersey in 2016 (Photo: Javier Garcia Martino / Photogamma)
Fernando Tobio with the Boca jersey in 2016 (Photo: Javier Garcia Martino / Photogamma)

Fernando Tobio said last Sunday that the Mexican club Toluca forced him to train despite being one of the positive cases of coronavirus in the club. The 30-year-old, who arrived in the Mexican league since the summer of 2018, had not publicly admitted having contracted the disease. Yes, the Red Devils, who announced seven positive cases at the beginning of last month and a couple of weeks ago had five more, but without giving out the names.

“Thank you all, I am already better off the Covid-19 even though they made me train the same in Toluca”, wrote the former Boca Juniors player on his official Instagram account. “I’m already improving, thanks to everyone”he continued. This publication was the trigger for the leadership to decide to break the link with the Argentine defender.

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The publication of Fernando Tobio that annoyed the leadership of Toluca (Instagram)

The club, which has a game on Sunday against Pumas in the country’s capital, has not been expressed Neither by what the player declared nor about the versions that indicate that the link to the footballer has been terminated. Toluca played a couple of preseason games heading to the Apertura tournament against Cruz Azul and Pumas, both defeats, but Tobio had not been part of the lineups.

Tobio arrived in Mexico from the Palmeiras of Brazil. He played 45 games in three tournaments with a couple of goals, but since the arrival of coach José Manuel de la Torre in January this year, he was removed from the squad and did not appear in any of the club’s 10 matches in the Clausura tournament.


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