Pep Guardiola, beside Leo Messi


Guardiola reveals his impact with Messi and the keys of his goodbye to Barça

Published:28/10/2019 - 20:01h

Updated:28/10/2019 - 20:02h

Guardiola was the coach who took FC Barcelona to its most successful and successful stage in history. The Catalan coach recalled his stay at the culé bench

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Pep Guardiola arrived to the bench of the FC Barcelona in summer of 2008 and the dynamics of the team changed completely. The Catalan technician achieved that the Barcelona team played as never and won absolutely all the titles, including a 'sextete' and two Champions League. In an interview in Catalonia Ràdio, the current trainer of the Manchester City spoke on his stage in the Barça.

The one of Sampedor, only with seeing the first parties of Leo Messi​, already had clear that this team could arrive very far. "Somebody of the quarry already had said me that there was one very good. They said me that it was very small, but that put a lot of goals and that dribbled very well. It did not know him and a day saw him with his father in the shop Nike in The Prat", said, adding that "I saw him small and shy and thought, this is that so well as they say? But we begin a season in Scotland, won 1-6, 0-5 and he put three goals. I thought that with him we would win it everything".

"When I saw to Leo Messi thought that with him would win it everything"

Guardiola Could moldear the Barça thanks to the quality of his players and to his positive attitude. "I happened it to me tit. Between party and party there was not long to enjoy, but yes in the process of construction of the team. See that the changes worked and that everything went flowing... How they carried between the players, the chemistry, the respect to the status, how knew who was the best and how accepted the distribution of the wages. All went situating", explained.

The ex Barcelona trainer did special upsetting in the union that there was in the changing room. "We were a group of friends that went out to dine often. A group that knew to throw to in front in the moments of difficulty. All this was very well, but the weight to drive a transatlantic like the Barcelona does that you do not have long to enjoy", aimed.

The Catalan technician also spoke about his decision to leave . "The relation of affection that had was insuperable, there is not Champions neither World-wide that can compensate it. We gave us a lot the ones to the others. But there is a moment, by a natural process of the time, that the things finish . And you see that you will not be the same, that will have to excusarte, that they perhaps neither... And it finish . But it finished of natural form do not finish to cakes", sentenced.

Guardiola Went through the Bayern of Munich and by the Manchester City

After his course of the FC Barcelona, Pep Guardiola took a year of rest and later finish fichando by the Bayern of Munich. With the German team could not win the Champions League, although yes it stressed the command of the Bavarian group in Germany. To day of today trains to the Manchester City and is valid champion of League.

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