Days passed but the impact of Bayern Munich’s 8-2 win against FC Barcelona continues to be the topic of conversation, discussion, and morbid.
And in that context there has been talk of Messi’s pain, of whether he leaves or stays, of justice or not in the dismissal of Quique Setién, of a succession of details except for one: the sadness of Marc Ter Stegen.
Not every day a goalkeeper of his level, from his exploits with the Catalan club, receives eight goals against. And it is difficult to understand but justice says that he was not the great responsible for that debacle, which even saved the ten that the Germans could do in Lisbon.
And it is that the German, in case there were missing ingredients to his penalty, came to the duel against Manuel Neuer, goalkeeper of Bayern and the German National Team, with whom he engaged in a bitter debate about whether the cycle was no longer completed and it was not moment of relief in the national team. The most veteran showed off in the few attempts of Barcelona and settled the discussion. Another hit.
Perhaps that was what aroused the solidarity of a veteran of the arc like José Luis Chilavert, the Paraguayan who understands better than anyone what it is to go from hero to villain in a blink of an eye.
« Dear Marc, you are still the No. 1 in the world, defeats hurt but strengthen. Embrace from the distance of an old soccer warrior, You have won every champion, » Chilavert said on his social networks.
Dear Marc, you are still No. 1 in the world, defeats hurt but strengthen.Hug at the distance of an old soccer warrior, You have won every champion.💪🧤🧤⚽️🇵🇾
– José Luis FelixChilavert Gonzalez (@JoseLChilavert_) August 16, 2020
The reality is that Ter Stegen is, indeed, has been redeemable in a mediocre 2019/2020 campaign for his team. No wonder he would be one of the untouchables in the revolution that the Catalans are considering.