Gavi celebrating his goal in Spain-Cyprus


Alejandro Balde and Nico Williams' nickname for Gavi

Published:14/09/2023 - 01:00h

Updated:14/09/2023 - 01:00h

Gavi got 'wet' again with the National Team on Tuesday in the rout against Cyprus (6-0). The FC Barcelona midfielder uploaded a photo celebrating the goal to Instagram stories and both Alejandro Balde and Nico Williams joked with his new nickname

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As it was foreseen, Gavi used a protective helmet in the double date of eliminatory to the Euro 2024 with Spain. The mediocentro of the FC Barcelona opted for protecting his right ear, which suffered a deep cut during the Osasuna-Barça of the fourth day of LaLiga and his mates in the Selection did not leave to happen the opportunity to kid on his helmet.

After the goleada of Spain in front of Cyprus (6-0), the Andalusian went up an image to Instagram stories celebrating the so much turned into the first part of the crash contested in Granada. Instants afterwards, Alejandro Balde and Nico Williamns answered to the image mentioning the new mote of the of The Palaces and Villafranca. We go Peter!, it wrote the forward of the Athletic of Bilbao, whereas Balde retorted mentioning the nickname beside the emoji sonriente.

Gavi, goleador in way 'Petr Cech'

The mote mentioned by Nico and Álex has to see with the resemblance of the helmet of Gavi with which used during the greater part of his career the Czech goalkeeper Petr Cech. The guardameta suffered a fracture of skull in a party of the Premier League in 2006 with Chelsea and, since, used a helmet of rugby to protect his head until his official retreat with the Arsenal in 2019.

From here the nickname 'Peter' that so much Williams like Balde have assigned to the mediocentro of the Barça. In principle, the Andalusian only will use the protection while his ear finishes of sanar, since the sangrado forced to plant him staples in plenary split in Pamplona. Another player that used this type of helmets in his career was the Romanian Cristian Chivu, ex head office of the Ajax, the Rome and the Inter of Milan.

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