Fali: “I would love to retire in Cádiz, until they don’t kick me out I’m not leaving”

first_imgWhy did you choose to live in the capital?Everyone said they lived in Jerez and I thought ‘something Cadiz will have that nobody wants to go’ (laughs), but when I arrived, I said ‘I have to live here’. I live in front of the stadium.Living so close to Carranza, does it motivate you?Clear! I go to the stadium supermarket and tell my wife, above is Carranza!Did you speak with Perea and Romera before signing for Cádiz (did the 2017-18 season coincide at Barça B)?Yes, I talked to them and they told me it was spectacular. Roberto Perera and Manuel Vizcaíno also called me and I said ‘let’s try it’.Is the dressing room a family as shown?I have been in changing rooms and we have been partners, but here we are all a family, from Juan Marchante (utillero) to the president. It is the key to our success.How did you live the arrival of your friend Choco Lozano?When his name came out I talked to him and said come to Cádiz! We have a very good relationship and for me it was a joy to come.Who has been the player that has surprised you most in the locker room?Everybody. They immediately put you in the group. I didn’t know Cala and everyone was telling me, watch out for Cala! (jokes). On top of that I had it as a roommate and I thought ooo, you’ll see this one that is going to mess me up! But what’s up, it’s spectacular. Playing by your side is lucky. He has won UEFA …What do you think of José Mari?José Mari is one of the best midfielders in the category. He tricked me, you see him skinny but he hits some hosts … He is a player who gives us a lot of life in the field.How is your relationship with Álvaro Cervera?Mr. speaks little, but I am grateful. Part of my renovation is for him. In the first training I did a filtered pass and he said no, that here inside not, here outside. It makes you watch football in a way that gives results. The teams that even when they play badly win are the ones that will be up.What did you feel the first time in Carranza?The first game was against Osasuna and two hours before I see a lot of people out the window, we were fifth and the leader was coming and I said my mother! I got nervous and started stretching because it smelled like I was going to play. When I entered Carranza and saw 20,000 people, who had never played with so much public, I thought: ‘Like the mess they will kill me (laughs)’.It has a character very similar to that of Cadiz.Yes, that’s why they have welcomed me so well (laughs). I think the fans see the delivery of players like Garrido, like me, who leave our soul, and value it. In the first press conference here I said ‘I come to burst it, not on vacation’.What is your secret to recovering so soon from injuries?Each injury is different. When I had a broken foot, I was scared, I couldn’t even support it, but in the end they told me it was a fissure, so I told Alvarito (Sánchez-Ferragut, physiotherapist) ‘we’re going to give him a shot that I’m racing for’ . He told me it was impossible, but in the end I got it. The game was on Friday and I decided to do double sessions to be able to be available, because if the coach doesn’t see you up by a hundred, he doesn’t put you, and I wanted to play. Cervera doesn’t ask if you’re okay, he watches you and decides. When I saw myself on the board as a headline, I thought: ‘This master is a titan!’ And the truth is that I was fine, my foot didn’t hurt.Always willing to serve everyone.I am so. If they stop me in the street, I talk to them, I have no problem. They are the same people as me. I care about the opinion of the fans. My neighbor is now my friend, on the day of the game against Osasuna he said ‘hey, pisha, you are the Fali, aren’t you?’. And I said ‘if we win, we have a beer’. From there, he is my friend. Happy with the renovation until 2024?For me it is a very beautiful thing, so take advantage of these years and especially this, that we have the best.Are you comfortable in Cádiz?Yes, and very happy with the city. I live in Cádiz and my family is happy to be here, they live very well. The city is spectacular. And how does your family have to be stopped in the street?My wife says: ‘Honey, you are important. You for everyone! ‘ She is delighted in Cádiz. People are crazy. One day we went to have an ice cream and did not want to give one to my daughter because she had misbehaved, and the ice cream girl arrived and gave her an ice cream. I’m not used to giving things to the girl. The people here are very humble, very like me. It seems that I was born here.Would you like to retire in Cádiz?The president stung and has renewed me four years, now to see if I can get him four more years (laughs). I would love to retire here. If you tell me to renew eight years, I sign. I’m very comfortable here, until they kick me out I’m not leaving.Dreams to fulfill?Upload to First. If we ascend, I tattoo the shield of Cádiz. I am able to pull myself off the bus, I trust that the fans take me! (jokes).He did not have an easy life, but he is proud of his gypsy roots.I am very proud to come from the family that I come from, so humble. It has cost me a lot of work, but that effort and the bad thing that I have had has made me mentally very strong. My wife sometimes tells me: ‘You said you weren’t going to get it and look!’ My family told me ‘How are you going to play football! For what you charge come with us to scrap or to the market’. But I wanted to try.Has football left you friends?In the Hurricane I met Tariq Spezie and I continue talking to him. El Choco is more than a friend, and David Costas and Alberto Perea too. Surely I forget someone.How does your father live his success?In a playoff with the Hurricane it was very hot and when the game ended I saw an ambulance, it was my father. He gave him an anxiety attack so I said: ‘You don’t come anymore!’ If he comes to Carranza, I feel stiff. He asked me when GolTV was broadcasting the next game and I said: ‘I think they don’t televise us anymore.’ Also, with what we suffer …There are not many gypsy players, what is the reason?Our life is difficult, we get married soon and priorities change. I married 16 years old and I was in Levante B. In the morning I worked in the scrap metal and in the afternoon I trained. I married 16 years old and I was already 30 years old. People tell me that I am very old. Of course, with all that I have suffered … For me it is a pride to see Antoñín (Málaga) and Joaquín Fernández (Valladolid). Few gypsy players leave, but the one that comes out is good.What do you think of the malaguista Antoñín?We got a great header. It is very heavy (he jokes). He has a lot of nerve and is a good striker, he still has to learn because he is very young, but a hole is being made. I also follow Joaquin, it is a pride that there are more and more gypsies in football.What would you say to gypsy children who have the dream of dedicating themselves to football?That all work has its reward. They have to continue, that the parents support them, that they do not immediately tell them to leave it and that, although economic efforts must be made, they will be encouraged.Would you like to be a reference for the gypsy people?Of course. When I go to my neighborhood, parents say to their children: ‘See? He has arrived, so you can too. ‘ Everyone wants them to be like me, and that’s good, because at least they are going to support them.Have you heard carnival?-I heard Daddy Cadi and laughed a lot. This year they go from gypsies. I don’t understand Carnival, but I laugh. When I entered the Falla to record the renewal video I hallucinated. I want to go to a session. I would like to participate in a cameo, but I want to talk (jokes).Tell us about your experience at Barcelona B.It was a very good experience, I learned a lot. The coach (Gerard López) was like my father. Valverde liked the delivery of the youth players and gave me the opportunity to train with the first team. In addition, I met a referent like Busquets thanks to his father (Carlos Busquets). My legs were shaking like when my wife was going to give birth.He came for Pantic’s injury, to stayFali arrived in Cádiz on loan from Nàstic de Tarragona to cover the loss due to Pantic’s long-term injury in the final stretch of last season. What seemed an urgent arrival became such a resounding success that the entity chaired by Manuel Vizcaíno paid the clause to the Tarragona club, about 250,000 euros.last_img read more

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He feels ready to be a Force again

first_imgDixon’s Miller Lite team will be working with a new crew chief, with Donnie Bender replacing the retired Dick LaHaie. “I’m looking forward to start testing and to see how we progress as we head into the Winternationals in a few weeks,” Dixon said. The NHRA Wally Parks Motorsports Museum will open its So-Cal Speed Shop exhibit today. The event will be run in conjunction with the Grand National Roadster Show, scheduled today through Sunday at Fairplex. Advance tickets for the show are available at the museum, which is located at 1101 W. McKinley Ave. in Pomona. Auto Club Dragway, located on the grounds of California Speedway in Fontana, will host a Summit Racing Series event this weekend. steve.ramirez@sgvn.com (626) 962-8811, Ext. 2239 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! His quest begins this weekend when the NHRA’s preseason kicks off with the NHRA Nitro Blast-off at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. It’s the first of three testing events for the Powerade Series tour. Practice sessions also are slated for Chandler, Ariz. on Jan 28-29 and Las Vegas again on Feb. 4-5. The season kicks off with the 46th annual Winternationals at Fairplex on Feb. 9-12. “We made a lot of progress over the winter, and now it’s time to see what progress we made,” said Force, winner of 13 titles since 1990. “We developed a new car and now the focus is winning and getting back on track. I’m ready.” AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORESanta Anita opens winter meet Saturday with loaded cardForce is hoping to rebound from what statistically was his worst season since winning his first title in 1990. He did win a class-best five events, but lost 10 times in the first round. That paved the way for Gary Scelzi, who won Top Fuel three times between 1997-2000, to score his first championship in Funny Car. Ron Capps, Scelzi’s teammate, also beat out Force for second. “I think I was guilty more than anyone (on the team) of believing I couldn’t lose,” Force said. “Bottom line, we had the car to win, I just didn’t do my job. “I have my focus back. We’ll see what happens. Last year, you have to ask yourself, `Did they win? Or did we lose?’ Bottom line, 10 first-round losses is ridiculous. We figured it out over the winter and now we’re ready.” The upcoming testing season also will be good training for two-time Top Fuel champion Larry Dixon, who finished second to Tony Schumacher last season. center_img It’s been nearly three months since National Hot Rod Association icon John Force experienced what once seemed to be the unthinkable. But after the reality of failing to win the Powerade Series Funny Car title for just the third time since 1990, Force is ready to reclaim what most believed was practically his birthright. last_img

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Heres Why Cats Go Crazy Over Laser Pointers

first_img If you’ve ever pointed a laser pointer at the ground in front of your cat, you’ve probably been privy to the hilarity that ensues. They can’t give it up. Sometimes dogs get in on the fun, too. They’ll scurry around wherever the light shines, acting like they’ve had just a touch too much catnip. Who cares if they’ll ever catch it?But why do they act so crazy about laser pointers? There’s no rhyme or reason, is there? According to HowStuffWorks, there actually is. Cats are naturally attracted to things they can stalk, and that laser pointer is offering that very kind of experience. It “simulates the movement of prey, so it attracts the cat’s attention and gets the cat to chase and pounce on it,” according to Dr. Stephanie Borns-Weil, an animal behavior specialist at Tufts University.Of course, it’s easy for humans to look at the laser pointer and understand immediately that it’s just a light and nothing to be concerned with, but the reason cats don’t immediately process this information is because their eyes aren’t prepared for it. In fact, cat eyes don’t register the color red, so they see the light as white or yellow. So it’s not the color that’s goading them. Though it’s easy to look at a laser pointer and assume the love the light thanks to the color red.The conclusion is they see the light as a predator, and it gets them hopping, and that means they’re getting exercise. That’s extremely important when it comes to keeping your cats healthy, so regardless of why they’re freaking out about the laser pointer, if they’re having fun it’s probably a good idea to keep playing with it. Plus, they get to fulfill their big cat relatives role of Big Bad Predator. Firefighters Respond to Fire Alarm at Shelter, Discover Cat Triggered ItCat Gets Stuck in Washing Machine for 35-Minute Cycle Stay on targetlast_img read more

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Related Gappers who learn a foreign language can b

first_img RelatedGappers who learn a foreign language can boost economyGappers who learn a foreign language can boost economyRecession gives rise to ‘grown-up gappers’Recession gives rise to ‘grown-up gappers’Tactical Gap Years: Skyscanner’s 10 CV enhancing career breaksTactical Gap Years: Skyscanner’s 10 CV enhancing career breaks One in three Brits embarking on a gap year have done so because of the downturn in the economy.This is according to new findings from InsureandGo, which found that 37 percent of the 8.9 million people who have recently taken a year out have done so to escape the economic “doom and gloom”.InsureandGo founder Perry Wilson said that larger numbers of people are being encouraged to go away for at least a couple of months to remove themselves from “the seemingly constant flow of bad news in the UK”.”Taking some time off is a great thing to do to escape the grind of everyday life, whether people are taking a career break or whether they are a graduate embarking on a gap year,” he commented.Skyscanner co-founder and director Barry Smith recently described the emerging trend of “tactical gappers”, a term used to describe college leavers who combine travelling with specialist work experience. (read article: Tactical Gap Years)Real Gap Experience said yesterday (October 20th) that Canada is increasing in popularity as a gap year destination.ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Maplast_img read more

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