M.On Thursday, more than 100,000 people gathered in the coastal town of Mar del Plata, about 400 kilometers from Buenos Aires, to support their hometown hero, Argentina’s World Cup hero. Emi Martinez.
of Aston Villa In one of the most visited spots on the Argentinean coast, the goalkeeper was honored in front of a crowd that celebrated his two penalty shootouts in the quarter-finals against the Netherlands and the final against France.
The goalkeeper showed that he was ‘strong’ in the penalty shootout and knew his opponents ‘respected him’.
“When I saved the first penalty (against France), I knew the opponent (Aurelian Chuameni) would be nervous and he missed. He ruined everything Martinez said to the applause of the Mar del Plata crowd.
MartinezThe captain said he had brought the tournament’s Golden Glove award and winner’s medal. Leo Messi “The best player on the planet” and his dream, like the rest of the team, was to “give Leo a national team title”.
After winning the Copa America (2021) and the World Cup, he said: “
Martinez Recalling his origins on dirt pitches in the Jardin district of Mar del Plata, he expressed his “proud” for becoming world champion in Argentina.
“I said every game we played we were playing for people.” Martinez Added. “We don’t go to the national team for the money, we go for the color.??” See Mar del Plata and the boys from each city with so many people That was a source of pride. When our legs weren’t strong enough, our minds were always one step ahead. ”