A talk with steady, reliable Palermo
Few players can compare with the achievements of
But "The Titan" isn't sitting back and coasting on that distinction. He's always looking to surpass himself, even if he already has lifted every possible local and international trophy in existence at the club level. Palermo has been in incredible form since returning from an injury layoff in February, and will be hoping to steer Boca Juniors closer towards what would be a record seventh Copa Libertadores title.
Palermo's steadiness has paid off in another way, earning him his first national-team call-up in 10 years thanks to an appreciative
A classic target man whose best skills don't appear to be fading, Palermo hopes to end a glorious career at Boca Juniors. But he hasn't ruled out a long-rumored move to Major League Soccer, where he could team up with former Boca teammate
SI.com recently caught up with Palermo to discuss the records he continues to break at Boca, his revitalized national-team aspirations and whether he'd be interested in an American adventure.