DOING THE DIFFERENCE
The gesture of Guardiola when receiving the medal of runner-up (Video)
Published:30/05/2021 - 10:09h
Updated:30/05/2021 - 10:09h
When a lot of players are used to to see with contempt the medal of runner-up, leaving many times quite that wish, Guardiola did the opposite this Saturday
The trainer of the Manchester City, Pep Guardiola, has been news this Saturday no only by the hard defeat of his team in front of Chelsea 1-0 in the final of the Champions League this course, but by the gesture that had afterwards to receive the medal of runner-up by the authorities of the UEFA when finalising the party.
Guardiola, instead of removing the medal and save him this kissed him to the same, a gesture that was striking for a lot of viewers of the party between the English clubs, and that for many was a sample of the big sportive spirit that has the also ex trainer of the Barcelona.
Between so much debate on if it is correct or not to take out the medal when it loses a final, Pep Guardiola answered after falling in front of Chelsea. It was the first time in the history of the City in a final of Champions, clear that it is important. Copy. pic.twitter.com/wvxgcsf7hf— Chicken (@ThomasZelazko) May 29, 2021
What said Guardiola
Afterwards to having finished the party, Guardiola spoke in front of the press and ensured not having at all that reproach him to any of his players, although it did not hide his sadness for having been defeated. "We did an exceptional season. I am sad for having lost. We have had occasions. In the second part were more constant. It is the first time that are here. The party has been very equalised. They have not gone out of the area in the second part. We compete very well", it said.
"I do not have at all that reproach. Without half centre? It wanted to a lot of game. It has arrived us arrive to the next line. In the second part moved us more and achieve it. There are wonderful teams that have won it five or six times", added the also ex míster of the Bayern Munich.
And it added: "For us, be here is very big. We could play a bit better in the first part, but do not have at all that throw in face. His defensive structure is very solid, are very physical. We did not put it".
Of face to the future
In spite of the defeat, Guardiola stood out the excellent season that the team that directs "Have completed a fantastic season. We wanted to have won, but it has not been able to be. I do not want to speak of the next campaign, have played 61 parties of 62 possible and are sad right now. We have to learn of the future, but the season has been exceptional. The players have given it everything".
With regard to the near future said the following: "have to go Us home, with my family, that does time that do not see it, and rest two or three weeks to think also in the next season".