Gavi en la entrega del Trofeo Kopa

RELIEVE PEDRI ON THE THRONE

CULÉ PRIDE! Gavi, awarded the Kopa Trophy as the best 'under-21' player

Published:17/10/2022 - 20:42h

Updated:17/10/2022 - 21:16h

FC Barcelona is partying. Gavi has won the very important Kopa Trophy that rewards the best footballer under 21 years of age in the 2021-2022 season, which Pedri González had already won in 2021

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There is celebration in a FC Barcelona that follows exporting to the best talents of Europe. In a period of deep reconstruction in the club, the youngest players have signalled the way for the Barcelona and have comported like the small-big leaders that so much needed the team and the talent, in any case, rewards . It is thus that this Monday Gavi has done with the prestigious Trophy Kopa of the magazine 'France Football', that recognises to the best lower footballer of 21 years of the past season.

Gavi, that hardly finish to reach the majority of age, has turned into one of the pillars so much of the FC Barcelona as of the selection of Spain. His energy, desparpajo and wood of leader have carried him to turn into one of the most important midfield players of the actuality. It rose to the first team of the Barça in the pre-season 2021-2022 and, since, has gone giving jumps of giants until receiving the first of a lot of recognitions that will have in his career like footballer.

The one of The Palaces and Villafranca is a player 'made in Barça'. His reading of game, capacity to anticipate and to add to the attack with ease is carrying him to be a very used resource by Xavi Hernández and Luis Enrique. To this, adds him his infinite capacity to visit all the area and defend until the indefensible. It is a player that does not hide , that struggles each balloon and that does not understand what is to surrender. One that understands to perfection the values of the Barcelona school, that have allowed him give the step to the elite with hardly 18 years.

In the period that studies 'France Football' to deliver the recognition, Gavi contested 48 parties with the FC Barcelona with two goals and six assistances delivered. Likewise, with 'The Red' were ten parties contested and premièred like goleador against the Czech Republic. It broke two records: To title younger with the selection, with 17 years and 62 days, surpassing to Pedro Regueiro (17 years and 161 days) and also of goleador younger: it reached It with 17 years and 304 days, by the 17 and 311 days of Ansu Fati.

The words of Gavi

When going up to the stage to receive the trophy, the youngster mediocentro showed very grateful and very culé, besides. "I want to appreciate to all my trainers, to Iván (Of the Crag -his agent), to all the people of the Masia, and to the team of my heart, that is the Barça. Many and visca the Barça!", it manifested the player, the one who afterwards added that "I try to give the best of me always, and with the help of the trainers, try to carry it of the best way".

Finally, Didier Drogba, ex footballer and one of the presenters of the gala, asked to Gavi and Pedri on which of the two was Xavi and which was Iniesta. "We do not fix us in this, try to do what better know to do each one" answered the '30', the one who was elogiado by his mate in the medullary. "See to Gavi here is a pride, happen a lot of hours with him, see as it works and leaves the skin, and ojalá can be a lot of together years", expressed González.

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