HOMAGE To HIS GRANDFATHER
Of Jong would have refused the '14' of Cruyff and bet by the '21'
Published:8/07/2019 - 11:00h
Updated:8/07/2019 - 11:00h
Of Jong was presented the past week like new player of the FC Barcelona, although his T-shirt appeared without dorsal. The club culé would have offered the '14' of Johan Cruyff to the Dutch, although his preference is the '21', in hands of Aleñá
The signing of Frenkie of Jong by the FC Barcelona is, from the past week, a reality. In January, the Barcelona club announced his contracting, although it was not presented until this month of July, in which it showed ilusionado for being in a team to the that can adapt very well by his style of game.
One of the big mysteries to date about the signing of Of Jong is his dorsal future. According to the informations published this Monday by the Sportive World, the FC Barcelona would have offered him lucir the mythical '14' of Johan Cruyff (that it is at present property of Malcom), but the midfield player of Arkel would have declined said possibility.
So much in the Ajax as in the Dutch selection, always has lucido the '21' and, during his presentation with the FC Barcelona, left clear that it is with which more to taste feels . "I seat me comfortable with the 21, is the one who carried in the Ajax, but still do not know the dorsal that luciré", ensured. Although, for now, said dorsal is property of Carles Aleñá.
In an interview in 'Voetbal International', Of Jong commented that the '21' would be a way to remember to his grandfather paterno, that died recently. "Suit to all my family to my presentation to Barcelona, except to my grandfather, Hans of Jong, the father of my father. It died when it celebrated my 21 birthdays. It is a form of homenajearle", commented.
The impact of Of Jong in the Barcelona
Frenkie Of Jong is one of the foreign players that has a style of game more seemed to the of the midfield players that go out from the Masia. The Dutch has a deal of the spectacular balloon, so much to drive the balloon without losing it for the despair of his rivals as to give passes with Swiss precision.
Because of his style of game, expects that his adaptation to the team of Ernesto Valverde was not too complicated and that in little time turn into an usual footballer in the onces of the Txingurri. Players like Sergio Busquets or Ivan Rakitic will have a relief of a lot of talent and will not have so much overloads of parties.