This is Máximo Fjellerup, a 1.98-meter-tall bodyguard born in the Argentine town of Tres Arroyos in November 1997 and who arrives at Palmer Alma Mediterránea Palma to live his first experience in Europe after a brilliant stint at clubs like Weber Bahía, where he began his professional stage and at San Lorenzo, a club in which he has been an important player. In addition, Fjellerup is also international with the Argentine national team and, in fact, has in his record the world runner-up achieved by the albiceleste in the 2019 World Cup, a tournament in which the Argentines reached the final losing to Spain. Máximo, in fact, has been on the list of players who have prepared for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, finally remaining as one of the main reserves of the Argentine team due to a possible injury to one of his teammates.
A gifted player with a very explosive physique and a good finish, Fjellerup also stands out for his sacrifice in defense. After a few years growing up at Weber Bahía, in the 2016-17 season, Máximo became a key player for the Argentine team with 48 games played in which he played an average of 23 minutes averaging 10.4 points, 3.9 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game. In the following season, the Tres Arroyos guard played 38 games with an average of 26 minutes per game in which he averaged 13.3 points, 4.2 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game in what will be his last season with him. Weber Bay.
The following year, 2018-19 season, Máximo Fjellerup joined San Lorenzo, one of the most powerful teams in the Argentine league, playing a total of 35 games with an average of 12.7 minutes per game averaging 6.2 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.3 assists. also conquering the league title. In the 2019-20 season he continues to increase his presence in the team with 21 games played and an average of 17.7 minutes per game in which he averages 8.4 points, 4.2 rebounds and 2 assists, also playing the League of the Americas with San Lorenzo playing nine games with 15.9 minutes on average in which he contributes 8.7 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.1 assists.
Finally, in this past 2020-21 season in which San Lorenzo is proclaimed new league champion, Máximo Fjellerup plays 19 games contributing 9.5 points, 5.9 rebounds and 2 assists during the 26.1 minutes in which he is on track.
After standing out in the lower teams of Argentina, Máximo has become a fixed player in the albiceleste calls since 2017, playing in 2019 the World Cup preparation matches, playing eight games with 12.1 minutes on average averaging 3.8 points, 2 , 5 rebounds and 0.8 assists. In the 2019 World Championship, Fjellerup plays seven games with an average of eight minutes per game, scoring 2.3 points, capturing 2.1 rebounds and delivering 0.4 assists. In this year 2021 he has participated in the games to prepare for the games, playing three games with 8.7 minutes on average.
Now, Máximo Fjellerup lands at Palmer Alma Mediterránea Palma and LEB Oro ready to continue progressing as a player and contributing his talent and dedication to the Palma team.
“He has a spectacular physique, with an important leg strength that helps him play at 1×1 and have a good start. It will come in handy for us. He is going to give us a lot of versatility that he can play in No. 2 or No. 3 because due to his physique he is a very versatile player, “says Álex Pérez, who is convinced that Fjellerup will contribute” his claw “to the team. “He is a very serious player training and has a high level of competitiveness and that is what we are looking for, hungry young people who want to grow and improve on a day-to-day basis. He has all the necessary ingredients to be a player that I fall in love with in the League ”, Pérez concludes.