Santiago Giménez jokes about the lack of assists that he has experienced at Feyenoord – La Opinión

Santiago Giménez jokes about the lack of assists that he has experienced at Feyenoord – La Opinión


During the celebration of Feyenoord’s conquest of the Netherlands Cup by winning the final against NEC Nijmegen (1-0) Last weekend you could see an excited Santiago Giménez who did not miss the opportunity to show his funny side in the midst of the new scoring drought he is going through.

“Bebote”, who was responsible for assisting his teammate, Igor Paixao, for the only score of the match that allowed the Rotterdam team to win a new title, jokingly noted that he would like to be able to receive more qualifications such as the one he starred in with the Brazilian midfielder.

“I told him: ‘These passes that I give you, you have to give them to me.’”he let out between laughs Santiago Gimenez who doesn’t know what it’s like to score a goal since last March 10 during a rout by Feyenoord against Heracles (3-0) in an Eredivisie match, making a total of seven consecutive matches without being able to hit the net.

Feyenoord players celebrating winning the Dutch Cup after their victory against NEC Nijmegen last Sunday.
Feyenoord players during the celebration of winning the Dutch Cup after their victory against NEC Nijmegen by the minimum achieved last Sunday.
Credit: MAURICE VAN STEEN | EFE

In his statements to the Fox Sports Mexico channel, the 21-year-old attacker made it clear that his words were in a joking tone and also stressed that he maintains a very good relationship with the Brazilian player who has been one of his main allies this season in the who has scored a total of 21 goals in the Eredivisie.

“We have a very good relationship, we understand each other very well on the field”added the Mexican, who is the current best scorer on his team this season and the third best scorer in the Netherlands championship behind Luuk de Jong (PSV Eindhoven) and Vangelis Pavlidis (AZ Alkmaar), both leading scorers with 26 so many each.

Despite these offensive achievements, Santiago Giménez has managed to have his best season in European football, scoring around 40 goals in a total of 40 games including the local championship, the Champions League, the Europa League and the Copa del Rey. the Netherlands.

Santiago Giménez, with his back to the right, has been the target of constant criticism for the ups and downs he has had in his performance this season with Feyenoord.
Santiago Giménez, with his back to the right, has been the target of constant criticism for the ups and downs he has had in his performance this season with Feyenoord.
Credit: Bart Stoutjesdijk | EFE

A tremendous party in Rotterdam

This Monday, after Feyenoord won the Dutch Cup, the team led by Arne Slot took to the streets of Rotterdam to celebrate in front of their fans, in a grand celebration party.

Thousands of fans joined the party this Monday for Feyenoord’s victory. Since the morning they went to the central Binnenrotte esplanade, with capacity for about 35,000 fans according to the EFE news agency.

During part of the celebration, they finished receiving the Rotterdam team’s players during the first hour of the afternoon, singing the club’s popular songs as well as wearing the team’s clothing.

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