In today’s football, it is rare to find players who stay with the same club for their entire careers. This does not mean that many footballers value and respect the colors they wear, however, in many cases, they prefer to change clubs to win titles or more money, something totally legitimate. What is usually quite criticized is when footballers do not respect the colors and go to teams that rival the club that has made them grow. Of these cases we have had many in football, we are going to review the most notorious.
In the last hours we have learned that Pedro has left Rome to go to the rival of the Italian capital, Lazio. The player was not happy with the hiring of Mourinho and wanted to change teams, however the choice has bothered his former fans.
At the beginning of the summer we heard the news that one of the architects of Milan’s great season was leaving for the city’s rival, Inter, and above all for free. The player refused to renew and, as if that were not enough, decided to sign for the neighboring team, which angered many fans.
The former United player was seduced by the rain of millions that City offered him after the arrival of the sheikh to the club, which made him change his shirt for the other team in the city of Manchester, something that the fans did not like. red devils.
For Bayern to take over players from other Bundesliga teams is normal, but in Götze’s case it felt like a betrayal. Borussia had won two leagues with the German as the protagonist, and was facing a great generation led by him and Reus, who had come out of the quarry. But when Bayern arrived he did not hesitate and left, betraying his club.
In Spain there are several clubs with a great tradition of rivalry, in the north we find that of the two largest teams in the Basque Country, Real Sociedad and Athletic. For this reason, the departure of one of the captains of the blue and white team, to Athletic, felt like a betrayal among the fans.
The left-back was trained in the Atlético quarry with his brother, but after a good season on loan, he decided to go to Real Madrid, when everyone expected him to arrive at the mattress team to succeed. The athletics did not forgive him.
The elegant midfielder always showed himself as a player in love with football more than with colors, so he did not mind changing the shirt between the main rivals of Serie A, to the anger of the Italian fans.
When the Portuguese had become a world star at Barça, and had been nominated for the Ballon d’Or, Figo decided to go to the eternal rival, Real Madrid, something that was almost traumatic for the fans of the Catalans, they never forgave him.