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TOhis 38 years inhis 20th season as a professionaland having managed to dodge injuries throughout his career thanks to his privileged physicist,few are the records that resist Joaqun Snchez.But the greenish captain, if Rubi so considers it, will have a chance this coming Sunday,in front of Getafe, to beat one of the most important of his career and becomethe player who has played the most matches with Betis in the First Divisionin the whole history of the club.
This record keeps itthe legendary Julio Cardeosa since he hung up his boots, in 1985, with 307 matches in the maximum category of Spanish football defending the shield of the Thirteen Bars. And as 'El Flaco' confesses toBRANDIf someone could hunt him down he had to be a soccer player trained in Helipolis: "In his day I already said thatif anyone could reach me, it will be a youth player and Joaqun is one of them, even if he left very young. He had every chance of doing it when he returned. I am very happy that he is a man of the house and above allfor the important trajectory Joaqun has had".
For Cardeosa, the secret ofsporting longevity of portuenseis in its preparation and in its genes: "Joaqun has good genetics, takes care of himself and is a football man. Right now the physical preparation is much better than my time and that has been phenomenal.It has rope for a while, especially because it is earned in the field. In the booth he is also a very important man and that is good for the team. "
Learning to dose has also been key to the basic captain, according to Cardeosa: "It's the experience that football years give you. From the age of thirty, the player loses mostly physical condition, speed. Making efforts for 90 minutes with Joaqun's age is complicated. That experience andbe smartin the field they give you to know when you should press and when not. "
'El Flaco', which marked39 goals with Betis in First, was surpassed precisely by Joaqun (42) in the table of historical directors of the club last year. This Sunday to see how the portuense reaches its record of games like verdiblanco in the lite, whichresist for 34 years.
Although Rubi already warned that he would try to dose Joaqun to the maximum this season,the portuense remains a fundamental piece in the gear of the team, both on and off the pitch. He has had minutes in the three games played so far this season, starting in two of them as a starter.
So the club has not hesitated to launchFirst contacts with your representative to try to renew your contract, which expires on June 30 next year. The portense continue playing while still feeling useful for the team.
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