Joaquín, a bracelet for history and a renewal underway
The portuense played his 461st match with Betis, more than any other player in the club’s history
Joaquin yesterday became the footballer with the most official matches played in the history of the Betis. In front of grenade added his 461st match as a green-and-white, surpassing the mythical José Ramón Esnaola. A figure that allows him to merge into the club’s legend and which he hopes to be able to increase in the three days that remain until the end of the season … and in a last season as a professional, which he is already glimpsing.
The portuense celebrated his record yesterday wearing a commemorative bracelet with the 461 serigraphed between the thirteen green and white bars. A special date in his 21st season in the elite that the eternal captain was fortunate to also celebrate with a victory that allows his team to practically seal their European classification. When you get it mathematically, it will be time to talk about a renovation that everyone expects …
“461 … Yes, I know the figure because they tell you. The truth is that they are numbers that let you know the importance of the figure, what it means for Betis. day by day and I can continue being a soccer player Real Betis Balompié for me it is the important thing “, said an excited Joaquin after the game on the club’s official television.
What I want is for the team to enter Europe and from there I will be happy to continue for another year
Thinking in the future
Betic 17 wants to continue making history and expanding his records in the entity: “Yes, of course, and those that remain ahead, thank God. It is clear that between now and the end of the season there will be some more. The main thing is to be able to continue contributing to the team so that it continues to win, that I feel happy and that the goal is getting closer and closer. “
And about its possible renewal he was quite explicit shortly after, in an interview in Zero Wave: “Fortunately, the renovation is on the way. If I want to continue for another year I will not have a problem, they have already told me. They have told me that it is a pity that a year like this is leaving with empty fields. What I want is let the team get into Europe and from there I will be delighted to continue for another year. ” Joaquin for a while in the Betis…