Fishing net instead of football boots: The long-standing Portuguese international Fabio Central goes new ways to the lake in the future after his career end.
Life at sea is not a shame on how many people think. It’s a job like anyone else. And not only that. The sea is beautiful, and we need it, there must be people who work here, and the profession must like everyone others are respected, said Central the Portuguese TV station empower Brand Channel.
Central was under contract from 2011 to 2018 at Real Madrid and won at the side of his Portuguese teammate Cristiano Ronaldo, inter alia, twice the Spanish championship and the Champions League.
After the interim lending to AS Monaco and Sporting Lisbon, he finally adopted himself from the royal in 2018. Most recently, the 33-year-old graduated from his career at his Youth Club Rio Ave FC. Last summer, the contract of the left-back ended.
Considerations to pick up the profession of his father after his career end, there was already at Real Madrid at Central during his time. At that time he bought his first own fishing boat.
Central: My life was the sea and the fishing
People who love the sea and want to experience the sea must follow their will, their dream, said Central. It’s also a task for the new generations. My father had a boat, he was a fisherman, and I was always with him as a child. My life was the sea: the sea and fishing.
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And so the plan of a professional career as a fisherman became more concrete. Of course, I knew the football would stop one day and that I would have to orient myself in my life. And my luck is this boat, and that’s the life I want to lead, said Central.