THE BARÇA PLAYER SPOKE CLEARLY
Aitana opens the door to dialogue to end the conflict in the National Team
Published:18/03/2023 - 19:18h
Updated:18/03/2023 - 19:18h
Aitana Bonmatí is one of the 15 Spanish players who asked not to be called up by coach Jorge Vilda until their demands to improve women's football were met. According to the midfielder, the door is open to dialogue with the RFEF
In September of the past year, a total of 15 Spanish footballers decided to renounce to the Selection "until no reviertan situations that affect to our emotional and personal state, to our performance and, in consequence, to the results of the Selection and that they could derive in undesirable injuries", as they detailed in a communiqué. Six months afterwards, the conflict follows without resolving , but Aitana Bonmatí left clear that the intention of the players is to have a conversation.
In an interview with 'Diari Plough', the mediocentro of the FC Barcelona explained that, for the moment, everything follows the same, but the door is opened to speak with the authorities of the Real Spanish Federation of Football (RFEF) so that all the players go back to put to disposal of the technician Jorge Vilda of face to the Glass of the World that will contest between July and August in Australia and New Zealand, as long as they improve a lot of things in the feminine football.
Aitana, had to return to the Selection
"It would like me approach postures with the RFEF and that this was not a war, do not want a war with anybody. They have been months very difficult and for us go to the selection is basic, is part of our career, of our life, not going are losing more than winning, and this is like this in all the senses, for the sake of all would be well seat us and clear the things", argued Aitana.
The '14' culé debuted like international in the absolute in 2018, after going through the Sub-15 and the Sub-17. The mediocentro formed part of the Selection in the World-wide of 2019, where Spain fell in eighth of final in front of United States (2-1). "What would like me leave clear is that we are súper professional and súper ambitious and what want to is the best for the sake of the feminine football. I do not think that the improvements that are asking and that have asked are reason yes", added the player of 25 years.
The request of Aitana to the RFEF
"We want to struggle for being the best of the world and think that this says a lot of us. We are in a moment delicate and would like me that the two parts approached and could speak, at least. Speak to see how can fix the things for the sake of the feminine football. It was prides and was everything: they are at stake a lot of things. And I ask can have a conversation and express opinions. That it listen us . We do not do it by whim, do it for the sake of the feminine football", sentenced Aitana. Now, it corresponds to his other mates follow suit to approach postures with the Federation, as the Glass of the World is very near and, with the controversy lit, the results hardly will be good.