Cuban Legend Raydel Romero Signs With Al-Hilal

  0 Liam Smith | November 23rd, 2017 | Asian Volleyball, European volleyball, International Volleyball, Men's Transfers, News, Pro Indoor

Cuban legend Raydel Romero has signed with Saudi Arabia’s Al-Hilal according to Last season, he was signed to Italy’s Serie A2 club Videx Grottazzolina late in the season in an attempt to avoid relegation, which it did, thanks to Romero’s amazing scoring ability even at 35 years of age, including a 44 point performance on his debut. In 4 games and 15 sets played, Romero scored 112 points for an amazing 9.3 points per set average, which amounted to a whopping 28 points a game on a 54.9% hitting average:

Romero defected from Cuba in 2007, receiving political asylum in Bulgaria. He then went on to play in most of Europe’s leagues, being most famous for his days in Italy ‘s Serie A1’s Piacenza. In 2014-15, he played for Roma Volley before leaving to play for Al-Ahli Doha in Qatar.

In addition to Romero, Al-Hilal also signed Yasim Youssif Al Nabhan, who played for Italy’s A2 Molfetta in the 2011-2012 season, and Argentinian coach Waldo Kantor, who was with Seria A1’s Tonno Callipo Calabria Vibo Valentia.

Romero broke the news to his fans on his personal Instagram page:

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