Athletic Bilbao midfielder Danny Garcia has started the 2022/23 academic year with a tough mission, that of once again earning a position in the field that was his until the arrival of Ernest Valverde to the bench of the Bilbao club. However, despite have started the season with few opportunitiesthe 32-year-old player shared a reflection at a press conference that talks about his motivation to keep going, and that has been applauded by the world of football.
With more than 250 games in the gold category of Spanish footballthe midfielder has been overtaken by his teammate and friend Mikel Vesga, undisputed starter until the arrival of an injury that made him miss the match against Rayo Vallecano. For the moment, Dani García’s role has been limited to covering his absence, so he has only played 164 minutes in three games.
However, far from collapsing, the footballer who was fundamental in the scheme of Marcelino Garcia Toral Last season (he played 3,062 minutes in 45 games) he shared a reflection at a press conference that It says a lot about his attitude and sense of team.
🦁 Dani García on the good and bad substitutes. He put breakfast aside and I start clapping 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻
– Rodrigo Faez 🕶🐝 (@RodrigoFaez) September 28, 2022
“The important thing here is the team and the team is doing very well,” Garcia starts before analyzing his particular situation. “On a personal level we all want to play, but you have two options: either come to try to improve and win the position in good spirits, or say that the coach is very bad and he has a mania for me”, he analyzes about his replacement role, which at It usually annoys the players.
You have two options: either come to try to improve and win the position in good spirits, or say that the coach is very bad and has a mania for me
And it is that these thoughts of García come, according to the footballer himself, with experience, something that Zumarraga has left over. “I think I’ve been on the right path and that’s what has led me to be at a good level when it’s my turn to play. I’ve had examples throughout my career of what it’s like to be a bad and a good substitute. I would not forgive myself for being told that I am a bad substitute“, he sentenced.
The video of these statements has had a strong impact on social networks, where clubs, footballers, fans and training schools They applauded his words.