Before starting the first Grand Prix of the season, Marc Márquez challenged the soccer player Joaquín Sánchez through his social networks and, although they had exchanged messages, they still did not know each other in person. Until now. In one of the many interviews that Marc Márquez must face throughout the season, before traveling to Argentina, he was surprised that he was caught off guard: his interviewer was the Real Betis Balompié football player!
Thinking that a foreign journalist was waiting for him in one of the tourist buses in Madrid, Marc Márquez found the green and white star in his place, with whom he enjoyed a pleasant chat while they shared a small tour through the center of the city. Passing through such emblematic places as the Cibeles fountain, the Neptune fountain and the Gran Vía, the two sportsmen talked about their professional and personal lives, the Champions League and the MotoGP World Championship, and other topics during a journey in which There was no lack of laughter and good atmosphere.
Among the most interesting topics that were given in the conversation, Joaquín joked with Marc that he "was among football or tennis", while the Repsol Honda driver explained that he had to decide between "motorcycles and soccer" because his father told him "the races are on Sunday and the matches too, so you decide". They also talked about what it means to be a media character and the difficulty involved, although both agreed that it also has a very rewarding face from the thousands of fans who follow them around the world.