Presenting Eric Abidal! He was a French player playing as a central defender. He is currently the director of FC Barcelona. Abidal played mostly for Lyon and Barcelona. He made great achievements in his career as a football player and was one of the top football players in Barcelona. Let’s look at his career path in football.
- Abidal is from Saint-Genis-Laval, Lyon Metropolis
- Kicked off on football when he was playing with AS Lyon Duchère which was an amateur team in the suburbs.
- Began his professional career with AS Monaco FC.
- Chosen for the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
- Signed a 4 year contract with FC Barcelona on 29th June 2007.
- Played in La Liga on 26 August 2007.
- He won three consecutive national championship
- Won 18 titles with Barcelona and Lyon, including two champions league trophies.
- Earned 67 caps for the France national team
Abidal had a different and unique style. During his prime times, he was seen as a smart and multitalented defender who knows how to read football games. He could fit in any matches. Being a strong, quick player, he acquired impressive techniques especially when he would run ahead to assist his team.
He said on one of his interviews: We are Barça and here you have to win everything,” he said, with La Liga, the Copa del Rey, the Spanish Super Cup and the Champions League all targets. “We are clear on what the demands are because it’s the same year after year.”
Eric Abidal being motivated also talked about how he will fight for every single trophy. And that he is certainly sure that the team – Barcelona – will do it! He said: ‘’I’m not talking about the squad, just the mentality. That’s what makes the difference in sport. If the team has the mentality to achieve that objective, they will achieve it. And I am one of those that are convinced that they have it. Two hundred percent.”
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In Barcelona, Abidal was really impressed by Neymar and wants him back in the team. He said in one of his interviews: “He is a complete player. I think he is performing at a great level. He is a player we know. A top player, who has a Barca philosophy and who is performing at a high level, will always be an option,”
Abidal also added when they wanted to add in Griezmann to the team: “I am transparent with the players,” Luis can tell you because last year I already told him that it was going to be like that, that we were going to look for an offensive player. He accepted it because he wants the best for the team. Today, I can tell you that there is no priority. The planning will always be done, no matter the position on the field, the only change will be the decision.”