100 years on, there’s nothing like us”
VILLAR PEROSA – We are historical past, Francesco De Gregori would sing. Juventus followers, then again, present that also they are historical past. Together with the Lambs. And this time greater than ever, as we’ll perceive. The two yr hiatus for covid has not diminished the love of Juventus. Fans go to Villar Perosa with the identical perspective as all the time. Of course, there are lower than earlier than within the stands, about two thousand 5 hundred, however the costs are greater than 50 euros per seat and the issue of plague is created.. Not a phrase. So a lot much less, however the identical high quality. Pure ardour, it’s individuals who come not solely from Piedmont who go to chaos when the gamers come out of the locker room to heat up and it doesn’t appear true to see them there, ten meters. Some idols run to the sphere with a top of twenty “5” meters to the touch the fortunate ones, with their arms outstretched in pleasure. See Bonucci. Others observe him shyly and after the primary few meters in worry, see Gatti, making his look in Agnelli’s fiefdom.
Already. Villar Perosa is on the prime of the complete household home that on this competitors, when it reaches the highest in 2023, will have fun the one centesimal anniversary of Juventus.. Something very particular, very spectacular that in the mean time the contestants, to make use of one of many favourite phrases for many who assume they communicate higher or higher than others, have been within the fingers of Chinese or overseas cash. (*100*) no. (*100*) was, is and will probably be Agnelli’s. In sharing with Elkann descent, the most recent semantic innovation within the final century. And the presence of cousins Andrea and John warms up the followers as a lot as Vlahovic and Di Maria. When the 2 had been seen on the Villar Perosa stadium, about forty minutes earlier than the arrival of the household, which, based on custom, will probably be there for a short while earlier than the peaceable assault, the noise began. And if the gamers run to heat up the sport, the 2 have a number of enjoyable, with some quiet and romantic moments. They cease signing many jerseys with followers who fail to reciprocate their pleasure with shirts which can be about to be embellished with signatures that will probably be proven to the grandchildren. Andrea and John he talks to the followers who ask for the Scudetto, answering that he’ll attempt to win once more this yr. John then asks the kids their names they usually fortunately reply.
But yesterday the 2 cousins arrived on the camp after an uncommon stage and never by chance. This time the group was not invited to the household house, however in entrance of the household cemetery, within the city cemetery. Just earlier than getting into, the Juventus bus stopped for the troopers to disembark and arrived the place Andrea and John grabbed the gamers’ ropes with a deep emotion, which begins historical past. The first to talk, the President of Juventus: «From right here, from the backyard of Villar Perosa all the good professionals who wore the shirt for the reason that Nineteen Fifties. From Sivori to Platini, from Del Piero to Zidane and Baggio. We have chosen to cease right here for a easy and essential motive: in 2023 it will likely be 100 years for the reason that Agnelli household has owned Juventus. It is one thing distinctive on the planet. No sports activities membership of any sort can boast of getting been round for therefore lengthy. Be positive that if Juventus is what it’s, we owe rather a lot to those that are resting right here, from Senator Agnelli who based Fiat, to his son Edoardo who believed in sports activities, who needed to seek out Juventus and begin Sestriere. . Then I cross lawyer Agnelli and my father. If we’re right here we owe it to the folks behind us. We needed to pay tribute to those that created a lot and it’s our hope to return again right here with a number of trophies. Thus paying respect to custom“.
As quickly as Andrea Agnelli finishes, the baton goes to his cousin John Elkann, who speaks to the staff and the teaching workers: «The most essential factor is to know the previous. Only those that know the previous can construct the longer term by residing totally within the current. The coach, the captain and all of you could have an awesome duty to dwell this centenary yr in a vital method. This is a particular yr divided into two World Cups and we should assault instantly. You should show that you’re from Juventus. (*100*) have an essential historical past. It is a second of reflection to recollect the previous and people who constructed our historical past. Anyone who has not been to Villar Perosa will see the social gathering, the eagerness, the heat and the love of the followers. Appreciate it since you are liable for conserving the religion alive“. It could be unimaginable to attempt to get into the hearts of the gamers too deeply. So not solely details, due to the nice market that must be added, but additionally phrases. The household is considering the whole lot in order that the staff can return to profitable on all sides even when the competitors is hard.
Towards the top of the primary half John Elkann then allowed himself to make use of Sky’s microphone: «We are blissful to be right here, all collectively, after the pandemic, exactly within the yr of an anniversary as essential because the centenary of our household along with Juventus. Villar Perosa has accomplished properly for Juventus, our historical past exhibits, these ten particular years beneath the management of Andrea and the numerous titles we have now received in these 100 years. We have received 38 leagues with the primary males’s staff, 5 with the ladies’s staff, we’re the staff with essentially the most Champions on the planet and we have now all of the cups we have to win on the bulletin board: that is an incentive for us to have a look at. till the longer term, now we have now to watch out, as a result of in comparison with the previous the competitors may be very aggressive, with robust opponents corresponding to Inter, Milan professionals and Roma; it have to be stated that even in Europe the extent of competitors may be very excessive. In the household sport it’s good to see many professionals on the sphere who’ve been right here for a very long time: at this time we additionally see the competitors of Under 23, who performs properly and has the issues to be within the first staff. I imagine that Di Maria will give rather a lot to (*100*) and Italian soccer“.
Women and hugs
So a day filled with ardour and pleasure. On the stands and on the tarmac. For followers and gamers. But not solely. Although the Italian masters, Girelli, Rosucci, Bonansea and Zamanian had been blissful to indicate, after some time, the trophies received. (league, Italian Cup and Super Cup) and Bianconere Women to please coach Montemurro and supervisor Braghin additionally in Villar. But it would not finish there. It was additionally for the previous Juventus participant who made historical past, when in 1982 he transformed the penalty at Catanzaro that gave Juventus the Scudetto: Liam Brady. After being invited by Juventus, the Irishman was revered on the pitch and within the crowd between time and one other, gathering true pleasure. But essentially the most touching second he had a couple of minutes earlier, when he met Beppe Furino, his outdated buddy and soccer participant, yesterday in a wheelchair as a result of results of a stroke: “It was good to see him once more and to hug him. If I do not forget that self-discipline now and again? Yes, it occurs generally, however I managed to not assume an excessive amount of in regards to the significance of the penalty: I shot instantly and it was nice this fashion.“. A romantic night is a good tribute to the previous. Like Bonucci’s look, who gave Furino’s shirt after a delicate therapeutic massage. Small fingers that could possibly be the seeds of season.