The 37-year-old Portuguese striker of Altay, one of the Spor Toto Super League teams, Marco Paixao, decided to leave the black and white club on January 13, citing the reason that his receivables were not paid. After the separation decision, messages of support and love poured in from the social media to the Portuguese striker.
“I EXPERIENCED ONE OF THE MOST STRESSED AND EMOTIONAL DAYS OF MY PROFESSIONAL LIFE”
The 37-year-old striker released a statement on his social media account, announcing that he has given up on his decision to leave.
Paixao made the following statements in his statement: “I would like to thank all our fans for your nice messages today. I had one of the most stressful and emotional days of my professional life. After all these feelings, I decided to continue playing at the club. I love these fans, the club and football very much. With the Altay jersey.” The memories and emotions I have lived through all these years are breathtaking. This is my home. This is where I want to continue to have good days and this is where I want to be happy. I am very grateful to my beautiful wife, Melania, who stood by me during this difficult and very emotional moment. All the wonderful moments excited me deeply. Thank you all. Me and my beautiful family are very grateful for all your support. Altay is our home, İzmir is our city. I am so grateful.”