Chilavert, a beacon to follow for footballers of subsequent generations. The leadership, however, is not all roses and the former goalkeeper some time ago even explained that someone … hated him.
There are the soccer players and then there are the legends. Like José Luis Chilavert, a legend at home. Legendary both as a free kick player and for his personality which made him an idol for many teammates. A lighthouse. The leadership, however, is not all roses and the former goalkeeper some time ago explained, as reported by infobae, that someone … hated him.
CHARCOAL – The Paraguayan goalkeeper retraced his career explaining how he was loved, feared and sometimes even hated. “Before the World Cup, the players trained at 10 in the morning because in this way you could also go to bed late at night. In summer, however, at 10 am in Paraguay you can have a barbecue without charcoal. For this qWhen we met on the first day, we chose that the team would train from 7 to 9. Some colleagues hated me, but I think it was I who changed the mentality of Paraguayan players in the national team. To those who refused, I told them not to come, so that only those who wanted the best for Paraguay would be part of the group. And in fact we worked hard and played a great world championship in 1998 “.
LEADERSHIP – The legendary extreme defender is aware that being a leader brings you respect, but not everyone’s friendship: “Being a professional leads you not to be friends with everyone. There is always healthy competition but also envy because not everyone has won and achieved goals and earnings like me. And someone might look at you differently. I only knew one way to get everyone involved. Speaking seriously, being the first to get to training and the last to leave, correcting flaws and talking to a partner if you make mistakes – it’s the only way to be successful“. And he had it, taking Paraguay to very high levels. With all due respect to those who hated him for this …
May 21, 2022 (change May 21, 2022 | 08:07)
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