One of the best midfielders of all time, FC Barcelona coach Xabi Hernandez, highly praised the Japanese talent Takefusa Kubo.
Barcelona will play the quarterfinals of the 2022/23 season Copa del Rey (Spanish King’s Cup) against Real Sociedad at Spotify Camp Nou in Barcelona, Spain at 5:00 am on the 26th (Korean time).
At the press conference held before the game, Savi did not hide his positive evaluation of Japan’s proud talent, Kubo.
According to global sports media DAZN, Xavi said, “Gubo is a special player. He has a splendid left foot, and he has speed, so he is good at one-on-one breakthrough. He has strong offense and defense,” he said. “A player I have been watching with interest since I was in the Barcelona youth team. was,” he said.
He continued, “He’s a player who makes the difference. He’s got great talent. He’s making the difference now at Sociedad as well.”
Xavi is a legendary midfielder for Barcelona and Spain. 메이저사이트 He is regarded as one of the greatest central midfielders of all time.
During his time as a player, he became the first player in history to win six crowns in a single season with Barcelona, and was a key member of Spain’s three consecutive major championships (Euro 2008, 2010 South Africa World Cup, Euro 2012).
While Kubo played for Barcelona Youth Juvenil from 2011 to 2015, Xavi was also active in Barcelona’s first team.
Kubo left for Japan in 2015 when FIFA (International Football Federation) punished him for transferring players under the age of 18, and Xavi also left Barcelona at the end of the 2014/15 season and entered Qatar.
Meanwhile, Kubo, who left Real Madrid to join Sociedad this season, is playing an active role as a main player, recording 3 goals and 5 assists in 21 matches, including all matches such as the league and UEFA (European Football Confederation) Europa League.