logo

Barcelona’s talent ran 76.1 kilometers at Euro 2020

Sat 17 July 2021 | 17:43

Spain’s future seems to be saved with young talents like Pedri.

La Roja

has been fighting in different battles this summer, and they have been showing impressive performances as they reach the semi-final of the Euro 2020 with Luis Enrique’s men and they were defeated in the penalty shootout to the team that won the tournament eventually, and their performances in the tournament give the supporters hope for the future.

Six players of their squad have not returned home after their exit from Euro 2020 and have joined Luis de la Fuente’s team to prepare for the Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Unai Simon, Eric Garcia, Pau Torres, Dani Olmo, Mikel Oyarzabal, and Pedri and are ready to fight for the gold medal with such talented players, and one of the most important parts of the squad would be

Barcelona’s

star

Pedri

who ran a distance of 76.1 kilometers at Euro 2020, playing all but one of Spain’s 630 minutes. But the distance he has run is not a surprise as he says that he was a runner when he was a schoolboy, although speed has not been his strength.

“I ran long-distance, as speed was not my strong point,”

he recalled in El Pais as carried by The

Athletic

.<em>

“I also did the hurdles, but I did not like it so much.

“At long distance I could win the races as I had pretty good endurance. I ran the 800 meters, the 3,000 meters and they also called me as a back-up for the 4×400 meters.”


source: SportMob

DISCLAIMER! Sportmob does not claim ownership of any of the pictures posted on this website. Again, we do not host pictures or videos ourselves. Our authors merely link to the rightful owner. Lastly, Sportmob have carefully considered and reviewed all of it's content. Despite that, it is possible that some information might be out-dated or incomplete.