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The most sincere Figo: "With Guardiola there was nothing, I like women"

Published:20/12/2019 - 18:57h

Updated:20/12/2019 - 18:57h

Luis Figo confessed in an interview with ICON magazine and made clear several things about his past. The Portuguese talked about his relationship with Pep Guardiola, the piglet episode or the current conflict in Catalonia

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Luis Figo, ex player of the FC Barcelona and of the Real Madrid, spoke with the magazine ICON on several subjects of his past like footballer. The Portuguese right extreme was entirely transparent and resolved something of what carries speaking from his stage like Barcelona. The also ex of the Inter of Milan decided to put end to the rumours that said that he and Pep Guardiola had something more than a relation of friendship.

"Guardiola Was a big fellow, a person that helped me a lot. It was my mate of room. But there was not at all, like me the women", affirmed the ex madridista with rotundity. It is necessary to remember that both shared room in the concentrations of the Barça during years and this carried to that it went out the rumour that there was something more than friendship between them.

But no only of this spoke a Figo that it wanted to leave clear that the famous party of the cochinillo that threw him in the Camp Nou, only was a night more for him. "It loves me the cochinillo. I do not see a lot the images because I am not to revive the past. I did not have a bad time those days, for nothing. The people thinks that yes, but is that no. It was an experience to mature. To some likes them speak of this party, mitificarlo, but for me was a day more", commented.

Besides, the ex international by Portugal also referred to one of the reasons by which abandoned the Barcelona for recalar in the Madrid. The luso signals directly to Josep Lluís Núñez, mythical ex president blaugrana. "Todo Began like a cabezonería of Núñez, that perhaps no believed it to him. But the thing was growing and at the end happened what happened", admitted.

The ex footballer merengue recognised that, in spite of all what occurred after leaving the Barça, does not save any grudge and that Barcelona is a city that loves him. "I do not complain of my past, only can say good things of the city. But I do not go a lot because at present I do not have too much that do there. But if I have to go to Barcelona, go. As they say in my country: 'If have fear, buys a dog'. And I have three, so I do not have fear", aimed.

It spoke of the political situation in Catalonia

Finally, the Portuguese referred to the political situation that there is in Catalonia, although it did not want to say his solution to the problem. "I see to Catalonia with sadness. It is a wonderful earth and the people is living there surely desinformada. They have promised them something, but never go it to carry to an end. When you see the images that see and to the city divided… Is sad. It is much better that there is cordialidad. I am foreign, prefer not thinking. I would have the solution, but does not compete me. Better not speaking of politics", concluded.

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