Gerard Piqué, during a warming with FC Barcelona


Piqué travelled to Orlando for the Davis Cup and Valverde wasn't in accordance

Published:7/09/2019 - 16:26h

Updated:7/09/2019 - 16:26h

The Catalan defender of FC Barcelona, Gerard Piqué, has confessed that to Ernesto Valverde didn't like the travel to Orlando, in full season, to treat subjects of the Davis Cup

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Gerard Hammered has conceded several interviews these days from United States, where has attended to witness the US Open accompanied of Shakira. In one of these interviews, conceded to the newspaper 'ACE', has revealed an episode occurred with reason of his trip to Orlando, the past month of August of 2018. Although Ernesto Valverde opuso incialmente, the central Catalan finish making the escape in question.

"Some days before the vote of the ITF to approve our format, spoke with him to say him: 'Listen, Ernesto, have to go because there are doubts and my presence can help to that the project go out advance'. It did not want to say him that it was in Orlando. It did not say me that no, but neither that yes", it begins explaining Hammered.

"To the tennis devote him 24 hours and seven days to the week of dedication. It is the project of my life"

"Afterwards we play the Supercopa against the Seville and win with a mine goal. So I went back to speak with him: 'Ernesto, agree you of what said you, can go? Only I go me to lose a training, and ensure you that we will win the party of League. You do not concern you'. Here already it accepted and it asked me where it was", it continues the Barcelona defender, and here is where came the refusal of Valverde: "I explained Him that in Orlando and sobresaltó: 'Neither speak, is a very long trip'. I insisted in that it would go back and would win. I was there, it approved the format and when I returned, win".

In definite, Hammered finish attending to the appointment in Orlando after convincing to a Valverde that initially did not agree, by the fact that the player had to lose a training and by the length of the trip, that could have consequences to level of fatigue.

I hammered never desconecta of the tennis

Simultaneously, another of the statements of Hammered collected by 'ACE' that will surprise to more than one is the big implication of the Catalan footballer with the world of the tennis. "I devote him 24 hours and seven days to the week of dedication. It is the project of my life and think that are in the good way. When you create in something and have a team as mine, work all what can to do it reality, and with this passion convince to the people", highlights Hammered.

"It is the aim that have and therefore we devote him so much time. With the Barcelona play and train me every day, but when have two or three free days do as now, take a flight to be in New York, because at the end the things happen speaking with the people, listening to all, especially to the players, to see what need, what want to and how can be better the competition". Gerard Hammered seems that it has found something to what wishes to devote his time and work once withdraw like professional footballer.

In fact, already it paginates both things without that repercuta the most minimum in his rendimineto on the terrains of game. It withdrew of the Spanish Selection and this time takes advantage of it to attend to his business commitments. To his implication in the tennis it is necessary to add also his bet by the FC Andorra, the club to the that funds to try that escale the highest possible in the Spanish football. When it hang the boots, Hammered does not go to bore.

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