The president of Barcelona, Joan Laporta, He took advantage of his appearance at the floral offerings of the Diada de Catalunya this Saturday to redouble his support for the Dutch coach of the first team, Ronald Koeman: “We are a pineapple”, he declared.
After the offering to the monument to Rafael Casanova, in Barcelona, Laporta He has said that Koeman “is very well and very motivated because he knows that from the club we give him all the support and he has all our respect.”
“We have to look forward because very complicated games are coming and I am sure that everything will turn out well because we are a pineapple, both in the dressing room and in the relations of the coaches with the board of directors; we are all going in the same direction and we are very motivated “, has explained the president of Barça.
On the last goals of Leo Messi with the Argentine team, which elevate him as the top scorer in a South American team above Pelé, Laporta has expressed his “affection” for the former Blaugrana.
“Huge gratitude forever and the individual successes of Leo Messi we make them ours and we are happy for him. Of his individual successes, of course Barça is happy,” he stressed.
Regarding the postponement of the match against Sevilla, Laporta recalled that “the decision is made by the Federation. It seems good to us, we respect the decision and now the appropriate date is missing to play the match, but in principle we understand the circumstances.”