Belgian media "Sports World" has recently published an exclusive interview with one of Dalian's foreign aid Carrasco. Experience has made a more detailed review.
From the transfer of Atletico Madrid to the Dalian side of the Super League team in February this year, Belgian football fans' skepticism about Carrasco seems to have not stopped. Carrasco's response was only one sentence: In order to participate in the World Cup. Recalling the doubts at the time, Carrasco said: "I was very skeptical at the time that Martinez would take me to the World Cup. Will I still be a member of the starting lineup? I must know that I did not play a few games at that time.
The current results prove that Carrasco's choice was right, he kicked the ball, and he played as well as he always did, so his position on the Belgian national team is still guaranteed. Three weeks ago, the Belgian national coach Martinez visited China to investigate the situation of Carrasco and Witsel. "I can only talk to him briefly, but he is very satisfied, just to confirm whether my physical condition is 100% ready." Carrasco said.
In Martinez’s tactical system, Carrasco needs Take the offensive and defensive mission from the left. Many people worry that Carrasco, as a forward winger, will have a short-term defense when dealing with top teams.
But Carrasco pointed out: "I have to do a lot of defensive work at Atletico? Will defensive increase my chance to become a basic member of the Belgian national team. Of course, the offense is still my biggest feature, For example, the action after the ball, one-on-one, and so on, but there is no lack of offensive players in the Belgian team.I have to play their own characteristics.In order to defend the honor, I think on the court that defense is basically a subconscious behavior.
He has felt that Belgium is ready for this World Cup. "We do have a team that can make a difference in the World Cup," Carrasco said. "Of course, only winning the championship can make people completely satisfied. After two years with the Real Madrid Champions League final, we I am not satisfied with the performance of the team (Atletico).Say: No, I'm not satisfied with the World Cup finals. What I want is to win it. ”
Carrasco thought for a moment, then again Says: “You still need at least a little bit of luck in a match. Portugal won only one game in the 90 minutes of the European Cup, but they became champions. We may not need luck at the stage of the World Cup group stage, but it may be necessary to play against teams like Brazil and Germany. This team has increased its experience for two years, and we are all at the peak of our individual ability. We are tactically more mature than two years ago. ”
On the controversial choice to play in China, Carrasco’s attitude is clear: “My wife and I are still young and have no children. It is easy to adapt to life. I have heard too much about China and the development of football there. I want to experience it and I hope to be the first young player to dare to take this step. Of course, money plays a role in it, but I also earned at Atletico. A lot. I think Atlético is a great club and it will always be a place in my heart, but a different stage has brought me to China, and now I feel great again. Isn't that okay?
"Of course, differences in habits exist. Chinese peasants have been very difficult and even have slept on the floor. However, no one violently drove them away. This is their culture. I do not care about this kind of thing now.
"Language is still the biggest problem, and all words feel the same. But fortunately the language of football is vivid. They can understand some English on the court, and on the court, there will always be a translator who will serve us. All things will come out to help us. We do not leave the hotel often. As a European, we will soon be noticed outside. When someone recognizes you and asks you for a signature, the people around you will immediately become very fanatical.
In the first round of the league, the Dalian side lost 0-8 to Shanghai Shanggang. At the time, many people were guessing that Carrasco's heart was like this: "I who is it? Why am I here? "For this problem, Carrasco said with a smile:" Of course not. I'm not the kind of person who easily admitted to having made a bad decision. I know my value and characteristics, and I know what I want to get here. In fact, when I joined the Monaco youth team in the first year, I had a difficult time, but I never thought I would return to Ghent. (Note: Before Carrasco joined Monaco The team) ah.
"I soon understood that horse in that Chinese coach Under the leadership of Lin, we can do nothing. After Schuster arrived, things were getting better. We won only one game, but we should have won five games and lost some luck.
“The current training is large and of high quality. It was only under the leadership of a Chinese coach. What is the point when everyone is dead when the first half of the game is over? Now my own training is more than that at Atletico Madrid. Each training takes more than two hours. There is no problem for Chinese players to bring the ball from one end to the other, but you must explain to them how to run. . When they were on the court, they left too many gaps for us. I can only make up for these positions. This is why I think it's not easy to play here.
"Hey, playing in China is not so bad, "Recalling the words of his wife before coming to China, Carrasco said, "This is an uncertain choice, but I want to try something fresh and challenge myself. I just like it." "Carrasco's mother said that his son is always on his own way, and Carrasco shrugged." I would also listen to other people's opinions, such as Witsey SeoulI told some actual situations in China, but when I finally decided, I would only listen to myself and my wife.
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