Diego Godin is one of the most important players in the history of the Atlético de Madrid. Key figure in the achievement of the majority of the titles of the It was Simeone, mattress captain, the foreign player with the most matches in the club’s history …
Anyway, talk about Godin is to speak of major words in the case of the rojiblanco club. And that feeling makes him very proud. Even years after leaving the entity. “The affection of the people of the Athletic it will be for a lifetime like my feeling. I became a fan of that club forever. The people there love me and respect me. The affection they have for me … I keep talking with friends ”, said the player in the program ‘2 de punta’.
“I will Madrid and it’s like he’s still playing there. People tell me ‘you are Godin, the one of Athletic‘. For them it is as if he continued playing there. Many people who see me tell me about Athletic. They say ‘Did you see this from the Athletic? ‘. It keeps happening to me. I went to Inter and people had no idea that I had gone to Inter… ”, he recalls.
“This year people asked me if I had seen Atlético, he was champion on Athletic and they sent me messages to congratulate me. It’s good because people associate me with him Athletic and that will be forever. I feel re-loved and it was one of the things that marked me the most. What is more beautiful that people love you and recognize you, follow you ?, said the now player of the Cagliari.
LIVING IN MADRID
“All the games that I could see and comment with friends,” he said about the season of the Athletic. “Besides, they told me to send this to Lewis (Suarez), to Jose Ma (Gimenez). They told me talk to him Cholo”, He explained about the phase in which the title was played.
He said that he sent many messages from fans who sent him, bound for Luis Suarez, with whom he began to feel the affection that he had.
So deep came the Athletic to his heart that he recognized that “if he did not live in Uruguay, would live in MadridIt is one of the most beautiful cities. Madrid it is divine “. “People recognize you, they ask for a photo, an autograph, but life is quiet. I would go out with my wife quietly to dinner. Those of the Athletic they told you ‘wow Athletics‘the others didn’t tell you anything. They respect you, ”he recalled.