Xavi Simons, during a party with the Cadet B of the FC Barcelona


Simons, the perla of the Barça: "The important for me is to assist"

Published:8/11/2017 - 16:09h

Updated:8/11/2017 - 16:10h

One of the big perlas of the quarry of the FC Barcelona, Xavi Simons, has conceded one of his first interviews to his 14 years, and has ensured that what more likes him when it plays to the football is to give assistances of goal to his mates

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To his 14 years, Xavi Simons has converted already in one of the big jewels of the inferior categories of the FC Barcelona. At present it plays in the Cadet B and already carries time playing in the inferior categories of the selection of Holland. In the last hours has conceded one of his first interviews, and has done it to the 'freestyler' Dutch Soufiane Touzani, in front of the seen well of his parents.

To Xavi Simons have asked him what is what more likes him do when it plays to football, and the young footballer has not doubted. "Between marking or assist remain me with assisting, is for me the most important. I am happy when I mark a goal, but am it more still when I give him a pass of goal to a mate, because this is good for the team".

"The tiki-taka is that the rival do not see the ball of the fast that goes"

It likes him more the collective game that the individual details, to tenor of his words. "I am more than played that of tricks but if necessary do a trick do it, but likes me more the tiki-taka. If I see that I can not do at all more and that I have to do a trick, do it. If it works it is fun, but it is necessary to improve for the next time".

For Xavi Simons, the definition of tiki-taka is "that the rival do not see the ball of the fast that goes and that to the five minutes already are tired, and if this sucede is that we are doing it well and that are playing well. Game in the Barça from the 8 years and have accustomed me to this".

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It is odd to see to Xavi Simons in the centre of the rondos. "The of the rondos do it every day. We are accustomed and, although sometimes yes touches me go to the half, is rare to see me there", recognises. Has clear that no only lives to knit played of goal, but sometimes it is necessary to defend. "If you run to in front afterwards you have to can run to backwards. One has to do his work and be very attentive always".

Xavi Simons speaks four languages to his 14 years: Dutch, Catalan, Spanish and English. "The languages are very important, in my family speak a lot of languages", says, and speech of his starts futbolísticos. "I began to play to football with three years in Alicante. It was almost smaller that the ball but was an addict to the balloon, could not it leave in any moment. There where went the ball went with me. I always wanted to play to the football and when my parents allowed it to me began immediately". Without place to doubts, the Barça will have to be attentive to the progression of this young disciple of Xavi.

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