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“It is a prostitution of a football club with history and feeling”

Santi Cañizares, Valencian legend and exhaustive analyst of the reality that surrounds Valencia CF, shows his opinion on social networks about the


Santi Cañizares, Valencian legend and exhaustive analyst of the reality that surrounds Valencia CF, shows his opinion on social networks about the dance that executive director Joey Lim dedicated to a group of Valencian fans protesting against Meriton at the end of last Sunday’s match against Real Sociedad at the Reale Arena. The representative of the club did not care in the least the decorum that is supposed to be maintained in a box of authorities and did not hesitate to dance in the stands of the fiefdom txuri urdin when several fans sang “Anil scoundrel out of Mestalla”. The companions of Black and white they were able to capture the moment to film a Joey Lim who did not seem at all concerned about the situation. What’s more, he continued his attitude even after the chant ended. Cañizares was already critical of the gesture, but now it has gone even further.

Speaking to the COPE chain has assured that the dance “generates sadness. It is a prostitution of a soccer club, with a history, a feeling and a tremendous social effect in the city of Valencia. And it makes me sad, of course it does. Unfortunately, it does not surprise me. I have been critical even before they arrived. Even assuming that I could be wrong. And that the arrival of an investor from Singapore, with speakers here in Valencia, could be the panacea, because he did not speak, saying that he was going to spread this money and that we were going to be bigger than milk. Because it turns out that money can be given away. Rich people are usually rich, because they don’t spend it, they know how to create it. I don’t know how many for signings. I don’t know how many for the debt. And I don’t know how many, and I don’t know how many. It generated distrust in me. Nor did I think … No matter how critical I was at that time, I was very pessimistic. I didn’t like the little transparency, the videos with titles, the cardboard. Amadeo Salvo and Aurelio Martínez, those in charge of selling the cl ub, they were permanently positioning themselves, in one of the candidacies, I didn’t like it. They were judge and party. The conditions then were different. I didn’t like it at all. I could not imagine, nor be so pessimistic, that we were going to end up in this prostitution that Valencia CF suffers from.

Cañizares: “It makes me sad. It is a prostitution of a football club, with a history, a feeling and a tremendous social effect in the city of Valencia”

In addition, he took the opportunity to charge against Amadeo Salvo and Aurelio Martínez, whom he blamed for the arrival of Peter Lim at Valencia CF. “He who has memory does not forget. And he who has really hurt this, has not been able to forget who have been the ones who have caused this. It is true that there are many people who were carried away by populism and the verse of the two of them. And now it is somehow difficult for him that the illusion generated by Aurelio and Amadeo’s speech is not a reality. And now it is difficult for him to admit that he was totally wrong when he went out to cheer on that film. We don’t have that humility to admit that we were wrong at that time. We would rather radicalize than recognize that this was a full-blown mangarrufa. “

Santiago Cañizares