Ernesto Valverde, in a press conference


Valverde appears again ... And talks about his dismissal at Barça!

Published:7/06/2021 - 14:46h

Updated:7/06/2021 - 14:46h

The former FC Barcelona coach, Ernesto Valverde, has launched an exhibition of his work that combines his two passions: football and photography

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After being destituido like trainer of the FC Barcelona, Ernesto Valverde began a stage of his life that has kept him, up to now, very move# away of the public opinion. Now, it has returned to the news after premièring a photographic exhibition that resume his two passions.

'Beste aldea/The another side' is the name of the new project that Valverde shares with David Trueba, a director of cinema, that also shares his fans by the sport, the football in specific. The event where presented the exhibition was organised by the foundation of the Real Sociedad, in an act framed in the festival 'Korner'. There, Valverde could present his unpublished images, in black and white, of the day in day out in the Athletic Club, RCD Espanyol, Olympiacos, Villarreal, Valencia or Barça.

Valverde Has explained that "I move me with compact cameras, small and do photos in black and white", adding that "the photos are not done of form premeditada. Deal to show and to see to which are in front. They are not so different, could be in our side", sentenced.

The memories of Valverde

Of his photographies has said that "you always have to all these people looking inside the bus, many taking photographies; I the volume from inside", says. "When we travelled with Messi or Neymar seemed the Beatles".

Also it remembered the party in Anfield, with the famous traced back of the Liverpool, ensuring that it has it in mind as if "it was not real. There are moments of unsteadiness, and in a field like that...", aiming that "the football always gives you the one opportunity of revancha".

Valverde Also spoke of last it that it is the day in day out in the football and the pressure that supposes to train to big clubs. "Have this idea of 'mother of god, is the end of the world if we do not win this weekend'. And you do not win, and the Monday the life follows. It is a constant crisis, a true disorder. And next week, more. You arrive to final of season and is the final trial. And at the end, it finish , you swallow saliva and another season begins"

His farewell of the Barça

Ernesto Valverde detailed how lived his dismissal like trainer of the FC Barcelona. "There were a lot of photographers and do not go to go out with face of 'oh pobrecito'. It did not want that anybody thought this. It leaves that they interpret what want".

"Always there is a part of you that wants to struggle, show your cost. You think: 'wait'. They have had a lot of crises and think that you can surpass this also", explained. "How it could not think that we still could win LaLiga? In my first party lost 5-1 in the Supercopa in front of the Madrid, and afterwards..."

It finalised aiming that "you stop, breathe. You have lived with these requirements, the tension during so much time. No only in Barcelona, also in the Athletic. You need time. Something of solitude, distance. And it goes and there is a pandemia. I did not close me home I, all the world did it".

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