Barella about two historical of the Barça: "Xavi and Iniesta inspired us to all"
Published:4/07/2021 - 20:21h
Updated:4/07/2021 - 20:21h
After harvesting a victory in front of the selection of Belgium, Nicoló Barella, steering wheel of the combined Italian, referred to historical elements of his next rival
Nicoló Barella, steering wheel of the selection of Italy and next rival of Spain by the semifinals of the Eurocopa 2020, ensured this Sunday that the ex international Spanish Xavi Hernández and Andrés Iniesta "inspired to all". Besides, it surrendered in front of the continuity of Sergio Busquets, that "carries years between the best of the world".
Xavi and Iniesta, inspiration
"Spain had to big champions that inspired us to all, as Xavi and Iniesta. It is easy to say that they inspired us, but inspired to all those that love the football. I have distinct characteristics regarding them", affirmed Barella during a press conference organised in the technical centre of Coverciano (Florencia, centre).
Likewise, Barella undid in praises with regard to Sergio Busquets: "it Carries years between the best of the world, in Spain and in the Barcelona. Only it is necessary to congratulate him, but afterwards also they have to Pedri, to Koke". The Italian steering wheel besides referred to his next rival in the European contest, Spain: "it will be a good party and will treat to win them", added the midfield player of the Inter of Milan.
From Italy the enthusiasm is maximum of face to the semifinals of the next Tuesday in Wembley, and the crash with Spain has caused some ambitious comparisons between the current centre of the Italian field, in which they shine Barella, Jorge Frello "Jorginho" and Marco Verratti, and the trio barcelonista Xavi, Iniesta and Busquets that gave two Eurocopas and a World-wide to Spain.
"It is beautiful to receive the fulfilled, do an important work for the team, but our strength is the group, is the one who carried us until here. We will treat to arrive to the end. By the centre of the field happens our game, Marco and Jorginho give the rhythms, I attack more the depth", said Barella.
A medullary impredecible
"The Spain champion of the world had a centre of the incredible field. They had grandísimos champions. Here we have to big players, expect to do like them or even better", continued the steering wheel. It is important to highlight that Italy arrives to semifinals after winning his five parties of the Eurocopa and with a series of 33 parties without losing, what supposes an absolute record for the picture "azzurro".
"The míster (Roberto Mancini) gave us a winning mentality. We play always to win. His mentality contributes us a lot. With Spain will be a difficult party, are two alike teams, both want to control the balloon, will treat to manage it. It will be a good party and will enjoy in big stadium with a fantastic environment", ensured Barella.