Mexican striker of Feyenoord Santiago Gimenez He spoke to GQ magazine about the lessons he learned from the coaches he worked with during his career as a professional soccer player.
Among them he pointed out the Spanish, Paco Jemez, with whom he had an intense and “tumultuous” relationship, but in the end it made him grow up and gave him “self-confidence”.
“For example, it is Paco Jemez, the coach who challenged me the most in my life and who gave me confidence for which I don’t know how to thank him. He taught me that in the life of a football player, to relax is to lose. There is also Siboldi, who saved me. I have to admit that I saw that it was out of place Blue cross and I was going to go play Necaxa. We almost had an agreement, but Sibold He told me, ‘Stay, the train doesn’t pass twice,’ and that’s where I actually started my professional career.
“Then the teacher Reynosowho taught me patience and to be a part of history, and the last but one of the most valuable, Pedro Caixinhawho showed me that basic values in football, such as loyalty, can also achieve this”.
At the moment, ‘Bebote’ is breaking in the Netherlands after it was questioned whether he was the best to emigrate to the Old Continent at the age of 23, an opportunity he did not miss and fulfills his dream.
Giménez has five games in the Europa League with 5 goals and eleven games in the Eredivisie with two goals and two helps.
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