Gheorghe Hagi is a former footballer from Romania who was well known for the attacking midfield positions he used to assume during the eighties when he used to play.
In the eighties and nineties he assumed a great reputation for his football playing skills. Galatasaray fans had several nicknames for him like the King or the Commander. He was also nicknamed as the Maradona of the Carpathians. Hagi is considered a hero in Romania. He was named Romanian Footballer of the Year about seven times, which makes him one of the greatest football players of his generation. Hagi played for the national team till 1994 for three consecutive World Cup tournaments. Hagi was also part of the European football championship that was played in 1984, 1996 as well as in 2000. He had won about 125 caps for his country and ranked second as well as a lead goal scorer with a total of 35 goals.
GheorgeHagi was considered to be one of the best players in the world between the years of 1980 and 1990. Hagi is even hailed to be the best Romanian player ever and now his 16 year old son is following his footsteps.
IanisHagi the son of GheorgeHagi and at the young age of 16, he is already being viewed as a promising figure who can turn into one of the greats just how his father is.
Ianis has been signed by the Italian side Fiorentina as this was confirmed by the former player of Fiorentina, Adrian Mutu.
Adrian Mutu confirmed the signing of IanisHagi as he said: ‘“Hopefully he is the future of Fiorentina. He has all the right qualities; hopefully he can do even better than I did. I spoke to his father and told him that they have made the right choice. In Florence they have everything they need to grow at the rate they should. Hopefully he’ll soon be playing in the Serie A, but it depends on him and working hard enough to be able to play in this league.” (more…)
The last league match of Barcelona was played on May 17 as they went head to head with Athletic Madrid in an encounter that would be the deciding factor as to which team would lift the league title and it was Athletic Madrid who came out on top.
Even though the league was concluded not even 2 weeks ago, Barcelona has undergone a series of changes not only inside the squad but outside of it as well.
Gerardo Martino’s disappointing debut season in charge of Barcelona saw him being unable of winning any major trophy and this led to him being sacked and replaced by Luis Enrique.
Luis Enrique used to play for Barcelona in the 90’s where he managed on winning a number of trophies along the way and now he has signed a 2 year deal with the Spanish club as he is the successor of Gerardo Martino.
During one of Enrique’s first press conferences in charge of Barcelona, he stated that there will be a number of changes that are going to be done as he already seems to know what he is going to do in order to avoid any further disappointing seasons.
“There will be changes in several positions; we need to strengthen the team as much as possible. A year at Barça is not any year. If you aren’t up to the job, it’s time for a change. We’ll make adjustments in every area and the better players we have the better it’ll be for everyone because we’ll have a team that generates expectations”. Enrique expressed.
Meanwhile there has recently been a new addition to the squad as Marc-Andre Stegen signed a 5 year deal contract with Barcelona with the German goalkeeper expected to replace Victor Valdes and Jose Pinto both of which have left Barcelona.
Undesirable news for previous FC Barcelona player & uber awesome Romanian player Gheorge Hagi who obtained fired from Galatasaray after changing Rijkaard. – by IBES16 (IBES)