Laporta, new president of the Barça

LAPORTA SPOKE AFTER THE MATCH

The proud words of Laporta after the elimination of Barça in the Champions

Published:11/03/2021 - 08:07h

Updated:11/03/2021 - 08:07h

Joan Laporta, new president of FC Barcelona, ​​spoke briefly after the elimination of the Catalans in the Champions League at the hands of PSG. The president was proud of his players despite the defeat

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Joan Laporta was a viewer of exception in the Park of the Princes during Paris Saint-Germain-FC Barcelona of the turn of the eighth of final of Champions League. The one who was chosen president of the group barcelonista still is not formally maximum mandator of the club because it has to present the banking guarantees to LaLiga. Therefore, his presence in Paris was thanks to that Carles Tusquets, president of the Managing Board, wanted to invite him beside his right hand Rafa Yuste.

By this reason, the lawyer and employer was beside the expedition culé during all the trip of gone, the one of turn and of course during the crash from the loge of the French stadium. From there it saw how the Barça did all the possible to win and give him the turn to the eliminatory. The Barcelona gave him a 'bathroom' to the PSG and had spare occasions as to trace back, but the fault of tarpaulin finish them condemning.

The blaugrana alone could put a goal, the tremendo shot of Leo Messi from out of the area, and remained very far of the longed for traced back after the 1-4 of the gone. Besides, Clément Lenglet went back to commit another childish error in defence stepping without wanting to Mauro Icardi and committing an absurd penalti that transformed Kylian Mbappé to put the 1-0 in the marker. Afterwards, the '10' would annotate the tie, that would be the final result.

In spite of the equalised and of the elimination, the feelings that left the Barcelona were very good and by this reason Laporta showed so proud of his team after the crash. The president spoke with 'Sport' and left clear his support to the players and to Ronald Koeman. "Have team, has been a pride, have defended our dignity, have deserved to win and have deserved to happen", signalled.

Some words that hint that the responsible maximum barcelonista remained more than satisfied with the attitude and the game of the Barça during the duel. Practically all the barcelonismo remained happy with this, since to the footballers no could them reproach at all more than his fault of puntería up. In case to having converted the opportunities that there was, the Catalans could have goleado and traced back to the Parisians.

The best party in Europe of the Barça in years

This meeting would have to be a turning point for the FC Barcelona, that played his best party in Europe from does a lot of years. Not even in the 3-0 against the Liverpool of 2019 saw a football like the one of this past Wednesday. The culés no only played well, but physically they held the type, created a lot of occasions and did that the finalist of the past League of Champions was scared and 'KO' during all the first part.

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