Luis Enrique gives an order with Busquets and Pedri in front


'Attack' by Xavi for criticism of Spain: "The environment is from Real Madrid"

Published:2/07/2021 - 09:20h

Updated:2/07/2021 - 16:44h

Xavi Hernández spoke about the criticism that is taking place in this European Championship to the Spanish team and made it clear that they are due because the environment of Spain is from Madrid and the base of the team, including the coach, is from Barça

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Xavi Hernández also spoke of the Spanish selection in his interview to 'Sportive World'. The ex midfield player of the FC Barcelona was key in the winning cycle of Spain and now, from out, seems to see the things of a distinct form to the one of then. To the Catalan does not seem him just that criticise to Luis Enrique​ as it is doing from some sectors and left clear that everything is by fault of the madridismo that there is in the surroundings of the 'Red'.

"It is a penalty, because it does not do instrument press-selection and like this is more complicated to win titles. You are in the selection, are exposed, the surroundings mediático of the selection is a bit like the one of the Barça, very demanding and very critical", began the one of Terrassa. To continuation, recognised that to the seleccionador and to the own combined Spanish has prejudiced him the fact of not carrying to footballers of the Real Madrid to the Eurocopa.

"Besides, the fact of not carrying to any footballer of the Madrid neither helps, because the surroundings of the selection is madridista, but have to isolate of the criticisms and centre in the game. Already it happened us to us in other periods, that criticised us a lot until we win. We go to expect, are in fourth and are competing well and besides are playing very well to football", commented, trying throw of optimism at the end.

On the other hand, it wanted to praise to Pedri, that is being indisputable for Luis Enrique in Spain in this Euro. "It is marking differences with 18 years, shows a maturity futbolística brutal, the taking of decisions always is good and this is the most difficult in the football. It is intelligent, surprises with the age that has. Him auguro a brutal future. It is an innate talent, it is necessary to take advantage of it and enjoy it", stood out.

Nevertheless, the Catalan also wanted to leave clear that it is necessary to go calmly with the Canarian and that it is necessary to avoid fall in comparisons. "To Pedri already compares him with Iniesta and this already are greater words, besides no does him a favour to the boy", signalled. Besides, following with the one of Tegueste, Xavi pronounced on the controversy that has aroused his announcement for the Olympic games of Tokyo with Spain.

Xavi recommended him to Pedri go to the Games

The Barça does not want that the Tenerifean go to the Olympic games because it needs to rest, although the trainer of the To the Sadd recommends him to the player attend and enjoy of the experience. "I if it was Pedri would go to the Games. I had the opportunity in his moment and are opportunities that do not go back. It is 18 years old and the footballer wants to play, is an only opportunity the one to go to some Games. If you ask him to Pedri, will say you that it does him illusion", finalised.

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