What tragical irony – the Best of 2017, Sandro Sukno, will have to sit out the rest of the 2017 / 2018 season. Pro Recco released this depressing news through their websites press release today:
Pro Recco will have to give up the sporting performance of Sandro Sukno for the rest of the 2017-2018 season due to lack of fitness.
“It is a very painful absence from the human point of view and penalizing on the sporting level – underlines the president Maurizio Felugo – but the protection of the health of its athletes has always been and remains a top priority for our society and even in this case it prevails over all In this regard, Pro Recco would like to sincerely thank Professor Paolo Zeppilli, Head of the Operative Unit of Sports Medicine and Functional Re-education of the Gemelli Hospital in Rome, who followed Sandro, demonstrating impeccable professionalism and great humanity.
The Sports Medicine in Italy has confirmed that it is at the forefront of the quality of controls and attention to the health of sportsmen.The renunciation of one of the best players in the world is a huge burden for the rest of the sport season of our society is in Italy both in Europe, but, as has always happened in the past, Pro Recco, with quality and the spirit of its players, its technical staff and its managers, will react and strive to keep the level of play and results that made it a legend in the world of water polo. “
Keep your head up champ – we know that you will only come back stronger!