The words of LA Galaxy plaer before facing Barcelona
Luis Enrique's Barcelona has this Monday the first preseason test. It will be against Los Angeles Galaxy, of MLS, that recently incorporated en European soccer legend. Steven Gerrard decided to end his period at Liverpool after 17 seasons and looked for exotic destination to finish his career.
The midfielder gave an interview to the website of FC Barcelona, where he talks about the team where his friend Luis Suárez (teammates for four seasons) plays. Here you have the most important statements:
"I think they are a fantastic club, a huge institution in football and very successful. They are European Champions and they are probably the best team on the planet at the moment".
"They have world class players and probably the most dangerous strike force out there and a wonderful manager who is doing well. I see a bright future for Barcelona and it’s a pleasure and an honour for us to test ourselves against them in a pre-season game".
"Luis Suárez is a fantastic talent and a very dangerous player. He is a good friend of mine. He is a fantastic team mate, probably the best player I have played with. He’s good guy, a family man away from the pitch".
"Mascherano is a little warrior, a top player who has done unbelievably well at Barcelona. I am looking forward to it, saying hello before and after the game, and also looking forward to testing myself in the game.".
Challenges in Los Ángeles
"I expect to win. I am signing for the champions, I am settling in really well, I’m looking forward to a bright future. I have come here for one reason and one reason only and that is to win silverware".
"I'll be very disappointed if I go home empty handed because I think the club, the staff and the players are set up to win and hopefully I can contribute to that".