78 caps, 2 gold medals and one silver and a member of the legendary Golden Juniors generation. Carlos Cabezas announced this Tuesday, with a few months to turn 41 years old, his retirement as a professional player after a long and successful career.
Cabezas made his debut as an absolute international in 2001, in qualifying matches for the Eurobasket, and between 2005 and 2009 he was practically a fixture in the National Team, with which he won the gold medals in the 2006 World Cup and the 2009 Eurobasket and the silver at Eurobasket 2007.
In the training teams he played with the U18, U19, U20 and U21 and participated in the conquest of the 1998 U18 European gold, the 1999 Junior World gold and the bronze in the 2000 U20 European Championship. In total, then, 6 medals with the Spain t-shirt.
Trained at Unicaja, the son of a former Uruguayan player, he trained at Unicaja and completed his two long decades active in Russia (Khimki), CAI Zaragoza, Baskonia, Fuenlabrada, Murcia, France (Orleans), Betis and in recent years in various clubs in Venezuela and Uruguay. The CNF of Montevideo has been his last team. His numerous titles with his clubs include the 2006 League, the 2005 Cup and the 2001 Korac Cup with Unicaja, and the 2017 South American League with the Venezuelan Guajos de Lara.
INTERNATIONAL FILE OF CARLOS CABEZAS