Sevilla FCTOThe legend of sevillismo passes the baton to Navas, "a fantastic leader for Sevilla"
LaLiga presented last Tuesdaysix 'ambassadors' of the competition to internationalize the Spanish tournament. The 'new' join players who were already part of this initiative asFernando Morientes, David Albelda, Carles Puyol, Marcos Senna and Frederic Kanout, for many, the best player in the history of Sevilla.
During his seven years at the Snchez-Pizjun, the former strikertwo titles of the Copa del Rey, the Spanish Super Cup, the European Super Cup and, of course, two UEFA Cups.130 goals in 283 games (19,866 minutes). Sevilla incorporated in August 2005 his squad to the then striker of Tottenham Hotspurs, Frederic Kanout. The forward cost the Sevilla club6.5 million in transfer.
The one from Mali was a reference for the Sevilla team and the Nerijon costume. Looking at the current template,there is a name that Kanout wanted to highlight. "The captain is nowJess Navas and it's funny to see my goals from that time and the goals now, and the one who gives the passes is still the same. It is a tireless, it is incredible. He is very shy but,by the example he gives, he is a fantastic leader for the team", he assured.
For the former Sevillista striker, what should a leader have? "It's not just talking.I was one of the leaders and did not talk muchbut when he did it, it was because he had something to say. Palop was a different leader. And Javi Navarro. Everyone has their way, "he said.
As champion of the Seville of the titles, Kanout does not forget experiences like those experienced in the Europa League. "He always knows how to win this trophy.We are breaking all records and I hope that this year we can win. It has a special flavor, I've enjoyed it for several years and they got it three more times after I left. He has a lot of merit.I hope they continue on this path and that in the future they have a Champions League as well", wish the former player.
New players and new sports management since his departure. "I did not have him as a coach because he left just before I arrived, butCaparrs is a myth in Seville and give a special touch to the direction of Sevilla"