40 years old Joaquin Sanchez. Some less than Alad, the green-and-white supporter who showed up at the door of the NH Constanza Hotel with a shiny bald head, adorned with a full-color Real Betis crest with his number, the number ’17’, which cost him and its author two hours of patience . His intention was firm: that the winger signed in his head before what may be his last game at the Camp Nou, at least in the League, the Barça-Betis this Saturday at 4.15 pm. His retirement at the end of the season, this time yes, seems evident. And, not without obstacles, the fan got away with it at around 8.30 p.m. to the amused and surprised face of a Joaquin that continues to hallucinate with the things that happen to him.
Joaquin was the most acclaimed by a wide colony of fans who waited for Betis and applauded that he took time to sign autographs and take pictures, but he was not the only one. The ex barcelonistas Bartra, Tello, Bellerín, Víctor Ruiz, Miranda, Álex Moreno and Rodri They had relatives and friends from their stay at the Barça club, which lasted longer in some cases than in others. The injured were missing Claudio Bravo and Martín Montoya.
Remember that the central German Pezzella and the midfielders Guido Rodríguez and Sergio Canales are the main novelties in the list of 24 summoned facilitated this Friday by Manuel Pellegrini for the clash of the 16th day of LaLiga at the Camp Nou against FC Barcelona, in which he causes low Nabil Fekir by sanction, as well as Claudio Bravo, Martín Montoya, Camarasa and Sabaly, these due to injury.