19.12.2022Bayer 04

Carro, Rolfes and Völler congratulate Palacios on winning World Cup

Exequiel Palacios and Argentina were crowned 2022 World Cup winners on Sunday evening 18 December. The 24-year-old Werkself midfielder played in three World Cup games including the semi-final against Croatia. Bayer 04 managing directors Fernando Carro and Simon Rolfes plus Rudi Völler, a member of the shareholders committee, congratulated Palacios on winning the World Cup.
Photo: Instagram/exepalaciosok

Fernando Carro: "It's great we will have another World Cup winner under the Bayer Cross next year. Exequiel Palacios was an important part of the team that obviously has their outstanding star in Lionel Messi. We are proud of Pala and everything he's achieved."

Simon Rolfes: "We are very happy for our Pala who will be back in Leverkusen next year as a World Cup winner. It's the biggest title you can win and Pala can be proud of that. He helped contribute in an Argentinian team that developed an incredible resilience in this tournament. And it wasn't just in the final that you could see how much this team and how much a whole country wanted to win the title. They gave their all and deservedly won the World Cup."

Rudi Völler: "Congratulations to our World Cup winner Exequiel Palacios. He was commanding and reliable in his games at the World Cup and he delivered everything Argentina expected of him. Messi provided the magic but a side needs team players like Pala to be successful."

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