Former Argentinian national team captain Rodrigo Quiroga has signed an one year contract with Polish club Jastrzebski Wegiel, as the team is setting up its squad to participate in the 2018 CEV Champions league. This is the first time the 30 year old 6’4″ Argentinian wing attacker will play in Poland, after stints in Turkey, Italy, Greece, Iran, Brazil, the United Arab Emirates, as well as his home country.
He holds an amazing 175 senior caps for Argentina, with which he won a Pan Am games and four silver medals at the South American Championships (winning best spiker twice in that span, a prize he also won at the South American Club Championship once).
Quiroga comes from an influential volleyball family. His father played professionally in Argentina, while his uncle, Raúl Quiroga, had a lot of success as a bronze medalist in the 1988 Seoul Olympics. His younger Brother, Gonzalo Quiroga, will also play professionally in Poland this year, with GKS Katowice.
Quiroga has already gifted his fans with the updated news in Instagram: