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Julio Velasco will not be the coach of Modena Volley in the next season. Communicates the company itself announcing, albeit in an indirect way and at a late hour, that the historical and technical argentine has chosen to leave. “The decision taken by Julio Velasco to close his career as a coach – reads the press release of the club – needs to be accepted, as we accept what is decided by a person who has demonstrated, in every circumstance, huge, correctness, professionalism, and passion. Velasco has been, is and always will be a symbol of our society and of our city and it is the name of the whole Modena, Modena Volleyball, we want to thank him for what he did as a man and as a coach each time he was called to represent us“.
“In the mid-eighties – continues the press release – he has taken the hand of a team and a company and has become a legend indelible in the history of the sport, and has done that today, Modena, is unanimously recognized as the cradle of volleyball in the world. Julio Velasco is back in Modena, and during the last season proved, with facts, to be not only a winner, but a man with an ability unparalleled to teach, guide and motivate. It is impossible not to think of all the trophies that he lifted Velasco during his incredible career, and equally impossible is not to say ten, a hundred, a thousand times thank you to those who made all of us more rich, of memories and emotions that will not go away, ever. Julio Velasco has made the history of Modena, has marked the milestones and key moments, Modena was, is and will be in Your city, the PalaPanini was, is and will be Your home. Simply thank you.“