Wednesday, 2 September 2009

Pacheco: "When I was a kid, I supported Madrid"

Liverpool reserves forward and former Barcelona youth player Dani Pacheco (18) gave an interview to his club's official website. Some excerpts.



What's it like being recognised?
It feels good when you are with your family or friends or girlfriend. People always say, 'When are you going to be in the first team?' I say, 'I don't know, I don't know - ask Rafa!' It has happened more since this pre-season.

Which stadium would you love to play in?
I'd like to play at Anfield in the Premier League or Champions League, but apart from that it's the Bernabeu. When I was a kid I supported Real Madrid. I think it's the best stadium in Spain and maybe one of the best in the world. I lived so far away in Malaga and Barcelona so I never went to games but I've been a few times now.

Which team's results do you look out for?
Malaga, because it's my home, and Real Madrid. I think they will probably win La Liga this season. They have signed most of the best players! Maybe they haven't signed defensive players but they will be okay!

Career high so far?
The best thing has been signing for Liverpool and since then the two pre-seasons I have spent with the first team - especially the one just gone. Playing with all the star names and going to Singapore and Bangkok with all those fanatical people. I knew it would be good but I didn't expect there to be so many fans.

Career low?
Thankfully I haven't had many. Maybe when I left home at 12 years old to play for Barcelona. But since then I've never been injured and everything has got better, better, better. Touch wood.

Area to improve on?
Everything! I am only 18 years old. The main things though are my strength and my work with the defenders. I also need to make easier passes.

Your main attributes?
Playing between the lines, trying to get the ball all the time, getting assists and tryng to score goals.

read the original and complete interview here


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32 comments:

Loos said...

No wonder he did not continue at the academy :)
He's a pure madridista!!!

fcbee said...

Guess it explains some things. Although Iniesta supported Madrid too... Guess for forwards it has long been very rare to get to the first team. But this seems to be changing now with Messi, Bojan and Pedro.

buj said...

Now..... to those ppl who keeps on complaining about Cesc, had he say the same words as this prick, I'm sure he won't be accepted by Guardiola, let alone the fans.

When it's RM result that he looks out for every matchday, then there's no place for him at this club.

Good Riddance.

Dude said...

You were once @ Barca and never appreciated it while other players dream of wearing the Barca jersey

What a horrible mentality compare to Bojan, Pedro, Busquets, JDS, etc. No wonder he hasn't been succesful @ Anfield...

As Buj put it Good Riddance.

FloPerezIsAD*ckAndMadridL*ckHisB*lls said...

The Blaugrana educated him and this is how he pays us back. I hate his guts.

Dude said...

I apologize for the tone and language in my statement...

it's just in this world you must learn to be appreciative of what you have and thankful of the opportunities that are given to you in life b/c people at times do not have the luxuries and opportunities that other people have

Thats the one thing I've learned is to be grateful of what you have

Anonymous said...

he is a scrub anyway...so who cares?

BlaugranaIRE said...

another madrid cabron. burn in hell

Anonymous said...

bojan is way better talented player.

Anonymous said...

Uhhh, what a twat this Pacheco - I hope he will be "successful" like Giovani dos Santos in England.

But maybe good he left. He never felt the love for our club and Ruben Rochina became more important after Pacheco left because Rochina was always in his shadow.

sashi said...

go to hell!

HOSNI said...

Pacheco is just a little boy who cant accept the fact the he didnt arrive to the barça first team and that barça didnt hold on to him

creus said...

Good that he left our academy then. La Masía shouldn't train madridistas.

Han said...

I'm trying to contain my language. It's an unfortunate feature that players of La Masia keep on supporting RM even after several years at the academy. Yet everybody has his teams and freedom to chose them, and this happens mostly in a non-rational way at younger age.

A fact which has clearly been underlined in this case. I hope he will never turn out to be good or that he may and yet see the light at a later age.

barca96 said...

when I left home at 12 years old to play for Barcelona.
what a insulting statement..
if he really loved madrid so much, then why did he accept to join barca youth academy..what a fool!!
this club spent money and time to nurture him and that's how he repaid the club..idiot!

hieifcb said...

wht a disgrace...
this dude doesnt appreciate the people who MADE him like this.. i bet if he joined another academy he would ended in the farm..
wht a loser

Anonymous said...

Who is this little shit, I have never heard of him before and is he any good

Anonymous said...

you can support madrid as a kid. once you've grown and that thought doesnt change. you are a FOOL!

Anonymous said...

i'm sure that the scousers are happy to see that this kid will leave them for madrid as soon as he is famous.

tero said...

I hope this guy fails miserably and ends up playing in some crap team.....wait a minute,he's already in a crappy team!!

Ziad said...

What a prick ... He's a nobody anyway. Madrid can have him ...

Even in professional football there are certain things that one can't get themselves to do! If he loved madrid so much how could he put on the Barca shirt?!!!

Disgrace ...

Wenzhao said...

Well it's actually a good thing in a way. It's not like he used to be a Barca fan and switched to a Madridista. He supported the circus even before entering La Masia. Now the question we should ask is, why did he still join La Masia as opposed to Madrid youth campus? Doesn't that tell us something about the importance of a youth campus for a club?

TengkuAmir10 said...

You are a pure traitor and you will never be in the 1st eleven of Barca.Maybe in Real yeah but in Barca its a big no.

Anyway,do yoyu notice that Rafa always sign players from Spain?

Corrine said...
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Corrine said...

what the hell, um... so, apart from barcelona i'm also a big supporter of liverpool and ive always loved this guy because of his former ties with barca but THIS? wow, i am shocked. kid has much to learn

Knives Out said...

Kid you are a moron. Go away, we don't want to hear your Madrid bullshit. If you were to play for the first team of Liverpool, they would surely get relegated.

So shut your trap and mind your own business. Don't be an ungrateful dog and poo where you were nurtured.

barca96 said...

i really dont understand why he would join our academy and not madrids...
in a way that proves that our academy is the best and everyone would wanna join, even madristas haha

rahul said...

i hope this looser flops like crazy n goes to play in eng 2nd division i hope liverpool dont win anything n this guy is teh biggest flopl. un grateful lil bastard

Anonymous said...

he's not good looking enough to play for madrid.

Anonymous said...

Career low to go to la masia when you are 12? Stupid idiot, he should be grateful for what he learnt at la masia.

Anonymous said...

He doesn't deserve to play in a great team like Liverpool. It's funny that this idiot can't have enough time to play because of Torres who is a great striker & anti-madridista!

Anonymous said...

iniesta wasn't a madridista.... he said that he supported madrid because barcelona had just beaten albacete 5-0 or something, and albacete was his favorite club so he had to change his second favorite club(first barca then he changed to real madrid)... He said all this in a interview that he did in spain.. you can find it in youtube...

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