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Official: Aguero is back in football and will play for Barcelona

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Sergio Aguero will make an emotional return to the pitch this month, as he is set to play a one-off match for Ecuadorian side Barcelona SC.

The former Manchester City and Barcelona star broke down in tears as he admitted he was forced to retire with a heart problem in December 2021.
Aguero asked to be taken off after 40 minutes of Barcelona’s 1-1 draw with Alaves just two months earlier with chest pains before being diagnosed with cardiac arrhythmia and was initially ruled out for three months.
Despite his early retirement, Ageuro did train alongside2022 World Cup winners Argentina in Qatar during the tournament, and joined in the wild celebrations when his country were crowned champions.

Just over a year on from his retirement, Aguero has been announced as a guest player for the 2023 Noche Amarilla, a yearly friendly fixture played by Ecuador outfit Barcelona SC.

The game, which has seen stars such as Ronaldinho, Diego Forlan, Kaka, Alessandro Del Piero, Andrea Pirlo and Carlos Tevez feature, will take place on January, 28.

The 34-year-old former striker has confirmed that he has been given the all clear to play in the one-off match.

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