THE CULÉ YOUNGER IN THE XI IDEAL
Pedri Goes on doing history with his records in the Eurocopa
Published:15/07/2021 - 18:58h
Updated:15/07/2021 - 18:58h
Pedri Has inscribed his name in the list of better players of the Eurocopa. The Barça had not had representatives in the edition of 2016; previously, in 2012, they had added Xavi, Iniesta and Jordi Alba
With so alone 18 years of age, Pedri González, also winner of the prize to the Best Young Player of the Euro, has inscribed his name in the XI ideal of the continental tournament, where previously other players of the FC Barcelona have been present from the edition of 1964.
The first title of the tournament for Spain, conquered in the second edition (1964) in front of the combined of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), had also to the first Barcelona players in the ideal team of the event. They were Ferran Olivella and Chus Pereda.
Later, it would be in Italy 1980 when another culé added to the XI: Bernd Schuster, the one who still had not played his first party dressing the elastic blaugrana, obtained the distinction, representing then to Federal Germany with 20 years of age, two less than the Tenerifean.
16 years later, Laurent Blanc, by a France that in 1998 would reach the greater prize of all, would say present in the list of the 18 better footballers of the celebrated event in England. Hristo Stoichkov Also was between them, but for then did not find linked to the Catalan club.
For the Euro of 2000, the names of Pep Guardiola (Spain), Luis Figo (Portugal), Frank of Boer and Patrick Kluivert (Low Countries) integrated the listing of 22 better players of the tournament. For Portugal 2004 the elected was Larsson (Sweden), in a list of 23, whereas for 2008, when 'The Red' reached again the European glory, Puyol and Xavi would be in the XI.
The Barça did not have representatives in the XI of 2016
The tournament of 2012, celebrated between Poland and Ukraine, Xavi added his name by second of occasion, and accompanied him Andrés Iniesta and Jordi Alba. After an interruption in 2016, where Spain was deleted in the eighth of final in front of Italy, Pedri would be the following culé in appearing in the eleven.