The Hernangómez brothers enjoy Juancho’s last game with Denver

first_imgWilly Hernangómez, in a file image. Photo: Getty Ten points and eight rebounds for Willy in the loss to HoustonSeven points and 11 rebounds for Juancho in the beating of PortlandThe Denver will leave the Nuggets to sign for Minnesota The brothers Juancho and Willy Hernangómez saw action during the day of the NBA receiving more minutes than usual from the coaches of their respective teams, Denver Nuggets and Charlotte Hornets.Although both had different luck, since Juancho achieved the victory with the Nuggets and Willy lost with the Hornets. In any case, their greatest contribution in the field left them “satisfied” in the individual section.center_img In his last game with the Denver shirt (he leaves for the Minnesota Timberwolves in a four-way operation), Juancho received 28 minutes of action as a reserve of the Nuggets in the beating of 127-99 against Portland Trail Blazers. The former Student player contributed seven points after scoring 2 of 6 field shots, failing a triple attempt, and hitting 3 of 3 from the personnel line.In addition, he stood out in the inner game by capturing 11 rebounds, including nine defenders, recovering a ball and putting two blocks. He also lost three balls and committed three personal fouls. Juancho finished as the second best team in the indoor game, only surpassed by Serbian center Nikola Jokic, who captured 13 rebounds.Willy stands out, but the Hornets loseWhile his brother Willy also received the support of the Hornets coach, Hispanic James Borrego, and although Charlotte’s team was defeated 125-110 against Houston Rockets on his visit to the Toyota Center, the former Real Madrd player ended up satisfied.Willy, as a reserve pivot, played 18 minutes and did a good individual and team work by getting 10 points and capturing eight rebounds, including four that were defensive.The eldest of the Hernangómez brothers, who begins to have more prominence in the Hornets team game, responded with three baskets of seven field shots, failed an attempt of triples, and was perfect with 4-4 from the personnel line . The former Real Madrid player also handed out two assists, lost three balls and committed three personal fouls.last_img read more


Rufete and Nuno badly lived together for a year in Valencia

first_imgThe Europa League will make Rufete and Nuno face each other again. At least today they will do it from different clubs. Why Rufete and Nuno worked for a year in Valencia, although they never went hand in hand. Their relationship began askew, went stale and ended with treason. They lost and also Valencia, because Rufete had a project and Nuno proves to be a good coach in the Premier.The origin of the divorce is at the very beginning of the relationship. You have to go back to the Champions League final that faced Real Madrid and Atlético. That day, in Lisbon, Peter Lim transmitted to Amadeo Salvo (president ché) that his coach would be yes or yes Nuno, which was from the AVE River and was the first player represented by Jorge Mendes. Lim still didn’t own the club, but the sale was channeled (It closed in October) and Salvo compromised, because he sensed that Lim would impose Nuno even if it was mid-season. Thus, although Pizzi’s continuity had been announced, Valencia presented Nuno on July 5, 2014. Rufete did not play a hypocrite and in the presentation said: “Our intention was to continue Pizzi”. Nuno, indicated by inexperienced by the fans ché, took the license plate. Rufete and Nuno badly lived together all year. They lacked communication and empathy was void. Valencia, for example, played the Champions League in Almeria and Rufete or traveled on the plane. Everything jumped through the air with the signing (frustrated in the medical review) of Rodrigo Caior, that was from Mendes and endorsed Nuno. Salvo and Rufete found out from the press, when only two days before they had ‘agreed’ with Nuno to go to Imbula. There ended the Salvo-Rufete era, which had social support. Three months later, Mestalla’s pressure glared at Nuno.last_img read more


San Sebastián turns with the heroes of the Copa del Rey

first_imgDonostia dawned yesterday with a sweet hangover: the Real society go back to an end of Cup 32 years later. The team managed to qualify against the Mirandés and now seeks to surprise in The league to the Barça in the Camp Nou, the worst stage for your interests First division, where he has reaped 23 consecutive losses since 1996.The night became long in Gipuzkoa. Already in Miranda the party broke loose and then moved to Zubieta. The bus of the brand new finalists arrived at the Txuri-Urdin facilities beyond two in the morning and was received by a hundred fans, who thanked the feat deserved. Hugs, songs and flares accompanied the arrival of the Imanol squad, which took a mass bath. The fans accompanied the players until they took their private cars to go to their homes. The Donostiarras are at their best moment of play and results and now, parked the Cup until April, they will try to focus on LaLiga, competition in which the San Sebastian They aspire to enter the Champions positions. The Camp Nou, where Real has not scored since 1995, does not seem, however, the best place to score points, since it links in the culé stadium a streak of 23 games, between League and Cup, settled with defeats.Aperribay He was a happy and excited man yesterday. “It is impossible to explain what comes to mind,” the president acknowledged. “It is the prize to the effort of many people of this club. The Real has gone through many things, odyssey in the desert … It is time to enjoy and take advantage of it. We will go to Seville with force,” he said excitedly.The president has led the team since Second until his first final in three decades, but he puts himself in the background: “It is not the time of the president, it is that of the fans and the players. I feel this way, although I am delighted, obviously, also for me.”last_img read more


Florentino Pérez: “Lorenzo Sanz was the one who gave us back the illusion”

first_imgThe president of Real Madrid, Florentino Pérez, wanted to share a few words in memory of Lorenzo Sanz, his counterpart sadly passed away on Saturday at the age of 76, after entering infected with COVID-19.The top president of the white club began the statement transmitting his “Condolences to all his family, especially his wife, his children, his grandchildren and all his friends and loved ones”, and made it known that “Real Madrid is at his side.” He deeply regretted not being able to say goodbye to Lorenzo: “This situation we are going through is so cruel that it prevents us from being with ours in the last moments.” Nor did he forget the families of the victims of the coronavirus “who are experiencing this terrible drama. We live in a time that we couldn’t imagine even in the worst nightmares. “ Florentino took the opportunity to honor the memory of Lorenzo Sanz and emphasize the triumphs that Madrid achieved under his mandate: “Today we remember the figure of Lorenzo Sanz, a president who The long-awaited European Cup brought us to Madrid, after 32 years of long waiting. The madridistas will always remember him as the president who gave us back hope and joy on May 20, 1998 in Amsterdam. The Seventh arrived. Also the Eighth two years later in 2000 in Paris, and Real Madrid returned to occupy its rightful place in history. During his five years of presidency we were once again great in the European competition that our fans love so much and that becomes something unforgettable. With him, Real Madrid continued to enhance its history and legend. “He emphasized the love of the former president of the merengue club for his team: “Lorenzo’s passion was undoubtedly Real Madrid and those emotions were still very present in him during these last years. “In addition, he promised to pay tribute to him at the Bernabéu after the crisis ended: “From the club we are going to do everything that his figure and his legacy deserve to pay him the tribute that all Madrid fans want. A tribute in that Santiago Bernabéu stadium that every game kept coming to feel his team. Now, as we all know, it is not possible, but of course we will carry it out. “Florentino concluded the statement by giving an encouraging message to society to face these days when the pandemic is hitting Spain and the entire world: “I know very well that these days are, without a doubt, days of sadness, but let us not forget that in this strange time we have to live, we must all continue to show strength, resistance and integrity until the end. And that is what the President Lorenzo Sanz “.last_img read more


21st Century Cracks: Ilaix Moriba, the ‘Pogba’ of Barça

first_imgHe is an intimate friend of Ansu Fati (both say they are like ‘brothers’) and in April 2019 Barcelona wanted to shield him to try to stop the talent drain that has been taking place in La Masia in recent years (Eric García, Dani Olmo , Sergio Gómez …). For this, Barça had a hard negotiation with Barnett, Moriba’s agent and also Bale’s. Finally, he extended his relationship for three more years and made him the best paid in the quarry: 2 million euros per year and a clause of € 100M. Thus he chased away the siren songs of City, Juventus and Chelsea, among others, who wanted to sign him.Despite being born in Guinea Conakry, Moriba has always played for Spain in the lower categories. He played the last U-17 World Cup in Brazil, in which La Rojita fell in the quarterfinals against France. It was one year less than the rest, but he ended up consolidating himself as a starter. Now, when the competition resumes, he hopes to continue helping Barça B for very soon to be able to share costumes in the first team with his ‘brother’ Ansu Fati… Ilaix Moriba (Guinea Conakry, 2003) he is the most popular footballer in the Barça youth team, after Ansu Fati is definitely settled in the first team. Those who know him well speak of him as the ‘new Pogba’, although adding the associative capacity that Yaya Touré showed in his time in Barcelona. His long period in the Blaugrana quarry (he arrived in 2010 from Espanyol) has allowed him to grow up in the culture of touch football, but without losing his strength and vertical play.Although he is a first-year junior, this season he has played eight games with the subsidiary in Segunda B. In fact, in the last game played this year, against Llagostera, he scored a goal that made him a the second youngest player in history to score with Barcelona B (aged 17, one month and 18 days). Only Dongou (16 years, 11 months and five days) surpasses him in earliness.In its promising evolution, García Pimienta, technician of the subsidiary, is playing an important role. “I am very grateful for the confidence he gives me, I am learning a lot. To mature, to read every situation in the game. I’m with him to death, “says the footballer.last_img read more


Anxiety attacks footballers due to the economic crisis of COVID-19

first_imgTechnique ‘456’. Other specialists, such as the doctor Claudia reardon, from the University of Wisconsin and a member of the IOC, you have a short recipe for fighting depression in elite athletes: communication, self-control and training. “Athletes fight to achieve goals, and that mentality of overcoming is what must be applied.” Paul Wylleman, professor of psychology at the University of Brussels, adds other tips for overcoming confinement: not being over-informed, keeping in touch with family and friends, adjusting to the environment, and practicing mental training. “One technique you can use is 456. Four times a day, you must inhale air deeply for five seconds and then exhale for another six seconds while you slowly relax your shoulders, “he recommends Wylleman. Team up. The International Federation of Professional Soccer Players (FIFPro) published a study five years ago in which it concluded that professional soccer players are at high risk of depression due to the public demand they have. According to the survey, more than 35% had any of these distress problems, especially if they had long-term injuries. As well, the coronavirus has also fully affected the morale of the players. According FIFPro, An upturn in cases of anxiety has been detected since the beginning of confinement, a situation that has affected all athletes, but with a higher incidence among those who practice collective sports, such as soccer players.ERTE. Players are just as sensitive as the rest of the population to the problems generated by the COVID-19. Health is the big concern, but footballers are also not immune to wage cuts, ERTE and the insecurity generated by the crisis. Some unions have started aid programs for their members. One of the first to do so has been the Scottish Professional Footballers Union (PFA Scotland), which has sent its affiliates a series of recommendations to avoid negative thoughts. “Some players are distressed by economic problems and also by uncertainty about the future,” he acknowledges. Michelle Evans, responsible for the welfare of PFA Scotland.last_img read more


Valverde-Setién: 14-0 in youth squads

first_imgNor should we forget that Setién has had the real possibility of giving minutes to players of the subsidiary, especially in the Copa del Rey competition, where it was played with teams like Ibiza, Second B, but finally decided to bet on first team players in their vast majority.His predecessor in office, Ernesto Valverde, was also widely criticized for not betting on the people of the house. Nevertheless, During the two and a half seasons that he was in charge of the first team, the ‘Txingurri’ managed to debut a total of 14 players. The first on the list was striker José Manuel Arnaiz. From here came the premieres of Marc Cucurella, David Costas and Oriol Busquets. In their second campaign, eight kids premiered in the first team: Juan Miranda, Jorge Cuenca, Chumi, Riqui Puig, Moussa Wagué, Alex Collado, Abel Ruiz and Carles Pérez. And while he was in the 2019/20 academic year, Ansu Fati and Ronald Araujo debuted. The excuse that Setién has had little time to start working thoroughly with the quarry is a feasible argumentAlthough the coach himself has publicly acknowledged that he has not been convinced by the players in Blaugrana grassroots football. His phrase, “What do people want: the quarry or move on?” will go down in history. On the day of his presentation, Quique Setién claimed to have a special empathy towards the youth academy and the kids who rise from grassroots football, “if they push and earn it, they can play in the first team”, reason why more than one began to rub their hands believing that the image of a first team plagued by youth squads in the starting team would be repeated very soon. In any case, Very soon it began to be verified that from saying to fact there is a stretch: the initial bets for Riqui Puig or Ansu Fati were mitigated until they became little more than testimonials.In fact, Setién has not debuted any player from the quarry. In the three months he has been on the bench – although the last one has been confined by the coronavirus pandemic – he has had the opportunity to give the alternative to two players: striker Rey Manaj, which he called against Getafe on February 15 and defender Sergio Akieme, who called for the matches against Eibar and Naples, on February 22 and 25, respectively, due to the loss due to injury of Jordi Alba on the left wing. Neither of them finally debuted. Neither is goalkeeper Iñaki Peña, who has been called up in several games.last_img read more