Araújo v Elche


Araújo once again won the ovation at the Camp Nou: "I'll do it whenever I can"

Published:17/09/2022 - 20:03h

Updated:17/09/2022 - 20:03h

Ronald Araújo has once again shown his respect for the club, its colors and its symbols. During Barça-Elche, the Uruguayan has avoided stepping on the shield and explains that it is a gesture for the fans

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From his arrival to the rows of the FC Barcelona, Ronald Araújo has known to win the affection of the fans, no only with the security that contributes in the defensive section, what has turned him into a fixed piece in the eleven of Xavi Hernández, but also regarding the values, the respect and the loyalty that has showed to the club in several of his presentations.

Recently, in the meeting in front of the Elche, in which the culés imposed by 3-0, the international Uruguayan, in his research of the balloon that was near to go to the kickoff of band, gave a jump not to step the shield of the Barcelona team situated in the sides of the lawn, what has been interpreted like a respectful gesture to the symbols of the club.

In the commitment, in which it did not see very demanded in front of a conclusive victory and the numerical superiority of the Barcelona after the expulsion of Verdú, was very near to sign the chamber so much to expand the advantage, but did not succeed in his opportunity of goal. Even so, the feelings of the international with the 'Celestial' have been positive and has showed engaged with the cause blaugrana.

The words of Araújo after his gesture

Once finalised the commitment, the central defender has explained his reasons to avoid step the shield during the near action to the band. For Araújo, supposes a gesture of respect to the entity and to the fans that identify with the Barcelona team: "Respect to the club and am inflates. Whenever it can I will jump it by respect to the club and to the fans".

Regarding the party, sustains that the result speaks of the evolution of the Barcelona in function of the expectations of face to the rest of the season: "I Am very happy by the victory and by the path that are carrying. The team is growing. Had clear all those that had to correct with regard to the past season. One of these things was to keep the arch to zero and are achieving it. Have a lot of gunpowder and players of big quality up".

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