Barcelona’s star reveals relief behind exuberant goal celebration against Atletico Madrid
Joao Felix thrilled the football world on Sunday as he celebrated his winning goal against parent club Atletico Madrid in a breathtaking display of raw emotion.
The Portuguese attacker, who recently joined Barcelona on loan from Atletico Madrid, wowed fans and critics alike with his unrestrained joy on the pitch.
When asked about his effusive celebration, Felix opened out about the tough summer that preceding his moving. The 24-year-old admitted that his uncontrollable joy was an expression of his relief after a difficult period.
He stressed that only those closest to him completely comprehend the emotional rollercoaster he went through during the transfer crisis.
Felix explained, “It was a spontaneous celebration. In the end, you get into the heat of the game. It was like a relief for everything that I experienced last summer.
Only the people close to me know how it was. This has been a relief for them. That is for me and for my teammates at Barca who have welcomed me.”
Barcelona’s head coach, Xavi, who had advised Felix to remain calm before the game, expressed his joy at how the young prodigy handled the highly charged clash.
“I told Joao Felix to stay calm. He had to use the circumstances as an extra motivation for this game. He played very well.”
The celebration extravaganza adds levels of drama and authenticity to the beautiful game, serving as a bittersweet chapter in Felix’s football career.
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