THE MIDFIELDER PLAYED THE 90'
Pedri's debut with the '10': Lord and master of the Spanish midfield
Published:27/03/2022 - 03:00h
Updated:27/03/2022 - 03:00h
At just 19 years old, Pedri has already established himself as one of the key players of the Spanish National Team. The one from Tegueste wore the legendary shirt with number 10 against Albania and did not disappoint in Cornellà
2021 it was the year of the consolidation of Pedri like one of the 'jewels' more valuable of the Spanish football. The midfield player played it practically everything with the FC Barcelona and with Spain, being indisputable headline in the semifinalist team in the Eurocopa and medal of silver in the Olympic games of Tokyo, by which see him with the T-shirt number 10 the Saturday in Cornellà-The Pratt is something normal.
In the triumph in front of Albania (2-1), Pedri went again the most participatory player of the Spanish midfield. The game of 'The Red' go through his booties and, in spite of the férrea Albanian mark during the 90 minutes in Catalonia, the midfield player of the Barça devised them to him to generate danger on the arch of Berisha, with two finish that the Albanian goalkeeper contained without greater problem.
During the 90 minutes in field this Saturday, the one of Tegueste did gala of all the attributes that are used to to distinguish him: exact passes, controls oriented magistrales, mobility, intelligence and total control of the game. Gavi And Rodri accompanied him in the centre of the field the Saturday and, after the changes of the míster Spanish, Carlos Soler and Dani Elm followed suit, giving him to Spain the freshness and necessary abstemiousness to resolve a friendly very demanding.
In principle, the midfield player blaugrana would have to be headline again in RIazor the Tuesday in front of Iceland, although maybe Luis Enrique opt for giving him rest, considering the tightened calendar that expects him to the Barça in the straight final of the season. If it keeps healthy, will be very likely to see to Pedri in Qatar with the '10' of the Selection, that in the Eurocopa 2020 and in the World-wide of Russia 2018 carried another ex culé (Thiago Acántara).
Pedri, the total midfield player
"You have seen the Eurocopa that has done Pedri? This no have seen it to him to any player of 18 years in any competition, neither to Andres Iniesta. How it has surrendered, how it occupies the spaces, his personality… have not seen a thing the same never", said Luis Enrique in July of 2021 after the exhibition of the midfield player in the Euro. Today, the míster of Gijón bets again by his 'ace', the one who beside Gavi and Nico González outline like the owners of the midfield of the Selection and of the Barça in the next decade.
"They are players very mature. When I had his age, had the luck that there were veterans that advised me to adapt me to the teams that have been. Have the luck that they have gone out very good players in the Barça that besides can enjoy in the selection. His quality surprises us. To his age I was playing in the Cornellà and they already are in the contesting World-wide", said Luis Enrique in the previous of the crash in front of Albania. Reason does not be missing him. Pedri And the new generation blaugrana are authentic 'superdotados'.