“Football is like a religion both in Argentina and in the UK, that is why it is a perfect opportunity to unite our countries and to see the final of this very special tournament that has a long history. It is also an excellent moment to recognize Argentine athletes who have made a great contribution through sport in the United Kingdom”, he commented. Kirtsy Hayes during recognition.
Gathered with the excuse of enjoying the FA Cup final which was played last May 14 at the mythical Wembley Stadium, in which Liverpool became champion against Chelsea, the British Ambassador to Argentina took advantage of the occasion to recognize former Argentine footballers who stood out at different times in football English: Carlos Tevesex West Ham, Manchester United y Manchester City; Julio Ricardo Villawho won the FA Cup with Tottenham Hotspur, Julius Arkex Sunderland y Middlesbrough y Claudio Marangoni, formerly Sunderland. Besides, Jorge Burruchagaformer world champion with the Argentine national team, presented the Ambassador with a soccer ball signed by all the former players present.
“Going to England and that after 40 years remember one, and be in contact with Tottenham and English football, it’s a pleasure. It is unthinkable how we Argentines are, that we do not remember much of our history, but it is nice that they remember us despite the fact that now we wear long pants and we are no longer footballers“he valued Ricky Villa.
The FA Cup is the oldest football tournament in the world. Its first season was played 150 years ago, between 1871-1872: “it is a very important tournament that everyone wants to win. I have very nice memories of both my time in British football and my life in England. At first it took me a bit to get used to it but then I enjoyed it a lot, as much as my family and my daughters with whom we go to London every time we have the opportunity”, commented Carlos Tevez.
“My heart will always be blue because they have treated me very well and I think we have managed to make Manchester City what it is today“, said Charlie Brown in dialogue with the press.
Almost a year after his departure from Xeneize, Tevez He explained the sensations in his goodbye and said that the club will always be his home: “I knew what Boca was because of my previous step. But well, one found other things, with bigger pressuresand I handled it as best I could at the time. Boca will always be my home But now I am totally retired and enjoying my family.”|