The Prince of Rome has said his sporting goodbyes today, at the absolutely packed Olympic Stadium. Marking an end to his quoter of a century long era in Roma, Totti represents one of the very few faithfuls. Once a hopeful and talented boy is now leaving as a successful man.
Edwin van der Sar showed off his class by helping an old friend. The friend being VV Noorwijk, the Dutchman’s former team, that is currently battling with a string of injured players.
Aside from showing off great moves, especially considering he hasn’t played a competitive game in five years, Edwin van der Sar defended off a penalty, proving once again that class is in fact, eternal.
Today marks thirteen years since Andrés Iniesta has debuted for Barcelona’s first team. Now, a club legend, Iniesta has started his road to stardom at only 18 against Bruges, on a cold Tuesday night. It is said that Van Gaal had only told him to: “Get out there and play”. The rest, as you know, is already history.
Hoy se cumplen 13 años desde el debut oficial de Andrés Iniesta para el primer equipo del FC Barcelona. Ahora, una auténtica leyenda del club, Iniesta empezó su camino hacia las estrellas con tan solo 18 años, contra el Brujas. Esa noche, Van Gaal sólo le dijo que saliera y jugara. El resto… Ya lo sabemos. Continue reading Andrés Iniesta’s 13th first team anniversary / Los trece años del debut de Iniesta