Riqui Puig was the surprise in the Legends Trophy what sponsors Pep Guardiola and that this year is celebrated in the Pula Golf Resort from Majorca. The Barça midfielder, who initially did not appear on the list of VIPS, arrived first thing in the morning Palm and he showed that his skills are not only with a ball at his feet, but also with golf clubs in his hands. In fact, it is his favorite hobby, which he practices in the Real Club de Golf El Prat in Terrassa. The same ease that he shows in the field was exhibited on the ‘greens’ before legends such as Platini, Gullit, Schuster or own Guardiola, that minutes before, in front of the cameras, he asked him to have patience to triumph in the first team of the Barça. “The work of coach and players is never easy, Iniesta was not a starter in the Barça until he is 24 or 25 years old, I know that he is a strong boy and he tries to persist and move forward ”, said the current City manager. “If you are determined to do it and continue, football always ends up giving you back what you give it,” he added.
Of course, Pep advised him not to give up and work. “The players of the Barça or the City they have little to complain because they are very lucky, they only have to keep working because surely the reward will come to them “, he highlighted Guardiola about that of Matadepera.
Riqui, one of the predilections of LaportaHe also received the pampering of the Barça president. Both agreed at the meal prior to the start of the tournament and Laporta, who was talking on the phone, asked him to come over and share a conversation with the interlocutor. After the talk, Laporta hugged him affectionately, aware that he has had a bad time throughout this season and that he wants to succeed in the Barça, the club of his loves.