The Spanish striker is obliged to dwell as much as myths of sevillismo equivalent to Kanouté and Polster.
- JJOO Rafa Mir, the son of the central defender who didn’t discover his father within the space
“It was very difficult, and it is still very difficult, to score so many goals,” stated Toni Polster when requested by the Sevilla media about his 33 targets within the Spanish League defending the Andalusian membership’s crest. Scoring is a prodigious gymnastics. A luminous outburst. As all the time on the eve of Champions League, we pray to the god of nets and arms raised. Each nice staff wants a fantastic striker. With out totems, we dance round nothingness. Polster He additionally defended the white and violet shirt of the Salzburg, earlier than Purple Bull dyed it crimson. In opposition to the Austrians the Nervionenses make their debut in Europe in a Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán that it’s going to as soon as once more be an inhabited residence.
The aim within the Seville from Lopetegui has surnames: En-Nesyri. 32 targets in simply over 4 thousand minutes including up all competitions, six of them within the final version of the highest European competitors. However Julen, who De Jong He didn’t give him the required regularity, he was searching for a ahead completely different from the Moroccan on this market. Some extent that may tear sealed matches. That would perform in apnea. Corpulent, with a straightforward set off, with packaging to take part within the sport together with his again to aim. After testing out Joselu, of the Alaves, the choice of a 9 appeared whose English journey was languishing. Lopetegui stated sure.
Rafa mir (Cartagena, 1997) arrived this summer time from Wolverhampton for 15 million euros and with a contract for six seasons. The ahead selected the quantity 12, which was worn by Kanouté. There are gentle numbers, there are numbers that fall resoundingly on the again. It’s deciding to hold a ton of historical past. Mir has an obligation on this staff to realize what Kanoute and Polster managed to: get targets out of nowhere. No areas. No symphonies. To be hitmen when there are hardly any bullets left. One thing much like what he did defending the nationwide staff’s crimson within the final Olympic Video games. In opposition to the Ivory Coast he solely acquired the cross to the semifinals. Three targets floating like water lilies within the shade.
Son of Magín, a defender who debuted in First with him Actual Mallorca and he performed for groups like Albacete or Elche, Rafa stood out very a lot as a baby in futsal. His physique, his contact and his scoring nostril caught the eye of the FC Barcelona, who caught him for his quarry. In La Masía he continued scoring, however needed to return residence, the place Valencia joined him as a cadet. Nuno opened the doorways of the primary staff to him after his unbelievable efficiency within the subsidiary.
In 15/16 he made his Champions League debut in a defeat towards Saint Petersburg Zenith. He began as a starter, heeled to the left, with Alcácer pointed. He was 18 years outdated and desperate to succeed, however failed to remain on the high. Scratched a couple of extra minutes already within the Europa League, towards one other Austrian staff, the Vienna Speedy. He entered the sphere changing Alvaro Negredo, who was additionally a sevillista ahead and to whom he’s normally in contrast for the similarity of his virtues.
A brand new chapter
In 2017 he determined to not proceed at Valencia and launched into the British journey with the Wolves orange elastic. He barely had minutes there. First he went on mortgage to Las Palmas, the place he had Manolo Jimenez as a coach, a historic Nervionian who helped him develop as a footballer. After the insular tribulations, he handed by the Nottinghan Forest after which again to Spain with the Huesca. With the Aragonese staff he achieved a promotion in his first season and a lower within the second; even so he scored 16 factors.
His profession appeared stagnant regardless of his youth. At simply 24 years of age, he had not discovered a spot and that explosive footballer who dazzled with the shirt that had been diluted. “I was talking to Monchi during the transfer market, he conveyed his confidence to me and I have been under contract for many years. That was key to deciding on Sevilla FC,” he stated in his presentation. The striker is raring to root after so many alternative shields pinned to his chest, after so many stadiums to please, after so many teammates with whom to get alongside.
It won’t be simple for him at such a demanding membership, with a ahead as match as En-Nesyri in entrance of him in Julen’s booklet. For now, within the two video games that his new staff has performed, he has come off the bench with out contributing something extraordinary. Solely tenacity and an unquestionable however sterile dedication. With an nearly defenestrated Munir ready very far for his alternative and the opportunity of enjoying heeled on the wing with the Moroccan 9 as a degree of reference, Rafa mir He has the chance to point out in Europe the striker he was aiming to be.
Referents has with the identical shirt. From the legendary mullet of Polster to the embarrassed flight of Kanouté, passing by the firmness of Negredo or the opportune sting of De Jong. A job that Lopetegui he longed for and that, in precept from the bench, he can have the duty to drive his followers loopy.