Video: Ariel Ortega provides assist for son's first ever River Plate goal, immediately bursts into tears

Posted by Chris Wright

Having announced his retirement in August of 2012, River Plate officially waved off club legend Ariel Ortega with a testimonial in front of 65,000 jubilant fans at El Monumental, with the likes of Romario, Juan Sebastian Veron, Javier Saviola, Roberto Ayala, Juan Pablo Sorin and Enzo Francescoli all turning out to honour the 39-year-old, who won seven league and cup titles in three separate stints at River after beginning his professional career with them 1991.

Despite the parade of stellar talent on show, the moment of the night was provided by a 12-year-old boy, Ortega's young son Tomas, who scored his first ever goal for Los Millonarios after being played through by his father.

Tomas' goal in the famous La Banda colours proved too much for Ortega Snr, who welled up with pride as he celebrated with his sprog...

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