I would have been bored in Madrid Batistuta

first_imgThe legendary Argentinean footballer says he would have won more titles in bigger clubs, but he doesn’t regret playing for “small” teams.In a career that spanned from 1988 to 2005, Argentinean striker Gabriel Batistuta played in seven different clubs.He started his professional career with Newell’s Old Boys in his native country, but a year later he moved to River Plate.In 1990 he was transferred from Los Millonarios to Boca Juniors, before jumping to Europe in 1991 as he signed with Fiorentina in the Italian First Division.In 2000 he moved to Roma, with a small loan in 2003 to Internazionale Milan, and he concluded his career in Qatar’s Al-Arabi from 2003 to 2005.Would he have won more trophies with bigger clubs? The answer is yes, but to Batistuta, the answer is more complex than that.“A football player is treated like a product,” he was quoted by Gianluca Di Marzio.“When I was in Florence, top clubs were looking for me like Real Madrid, Manchester United and Milan, but in the end, I preferred the calmness and atmosphere of Fiorentina.”“I would make the same decision, if I would have gone to Real Madrid I would have won a lot,” he explained.Romelu Lukaku, Inter MilanLukaku backed to beat Ronaldo in Serie A scoring charts Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Former Inter Milan star Andy van der Meyde is confident Romelu Lukaku will outscore Cristiano Ronaldo in this season’s Serie A.“I would have even scored more than 200 goals, but I would have been bored.”“Same thing with Milan. I didn’t want much, but I feel like a winner,” he said.“It’s because I did it in a way that made Fiorentina fight against stronger teams.”He ended up scoring 271 goals in 507 matches for all his seven teams.He also scored 54 goals for the Argentina national team in 77 games.Te felicito @Crespo en este nuevo desafío de tu brillante carrera deportiva. Te deseo lo mejor como DT de @CAB_oficial !!!⚽️ pic.twitter.com/RNyFQDjnZZ— Gabriel Batistuta (@GBatistutaOK) December 19, 2018last_img

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