Samuel Umtiti, in a training


Umtiti: "Playing in Barcelona was more than a dream"

Published:12/12/2019 - 12:31h

Updated:12/12/2019 - 12:32h

Samuel Umtiti gave a recent interview in which he spoke of his most personal side and revealed how he behaves outside the pitch

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Already it does several seasons that Samuel Umtiti arrived to the Camp Nou pertinent of the Olympique of Lyon and, although the injuries no are it to him putting easy in the last months, the French follows having the illusion to consecrate in the FC Barcelona and recover the place that arrived him to belong and in which it shined with own light.

The edition of December of the supplement 'Sport&Style' of the French newspaper 'L'Instrument' devoted a report to the defence of the FC Barcelona​, that recognised that it always dreamed with being Barcelona. "Had a lot of dreams. Play in the Barcelona was more than a dream on a long-term basis. To the 18 already was centred in the football, did not do much more", recognised, adding that it began playing "of forward, afterwards very soon midfield player and at the end defence, in a band".

"Have two personalities"

Umtiti Also did upsetting in the paper that played his mother during his training. "My mother has contributed more than at all to my success. She struggled by me and no always was easy. She did efforts and sacrifices so that I flowered. This is one of the reasons that do me reach this state of spirit, of not to surrender me, give it everything. If I am here, I owe it to him largely to her", admitted.

The Barcelona defence also ensured that has the calm consciousness by the obstinacy that puts in improving day in day out. "I train me untiringly and no escatimo efforts. Therefore, I do not go me to hide if some people consider that I am arrogant or vanidoso because have a beautiful car. It does not concern me", it affirmed.

Umtiti And his two personalities

The central culé took out also to relucir his more personal facet and wanted to leave clear that, although it seem a serious person when you have not had deal with him, is really somebody with big sense of the humour. "When you do not know me, I seem a bit cold, a bit serious. But I spend the day me laughing me, can be the clown of the group", manifested.

Umtiti, besides, thinks that is somebody very distinct in the field that out of him. "I think that have two personalities. When I am in the field is all my life. I put all my obstinacy in the field. I struggle therefore, it is my work. I am an ambitious person, with a lot of aims. I give it everything to arrive there. I am conscious to have this anger sometimes in the lawn that perhaps do not have was. I am more reserved when I am with people, especially the first time, when I do not know them", sentenced.

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