Gravesen, to play for Real Madrid to play poker in Las Vegas
Real Madrid is a football club with more than 100 years of history. A whole life full of successes which whites have become the Best Club of the twentieth century, after recognition of FIFA in the year 2000, and which include the thirteen titles of Champions League, four in the last five seasons.
How could it be otherwise, by the Madrid club they have been emblematic players who have marked the history of football, special names like Alfredo Di Stéfano, Ronaldo Nazario or recently Cristiano Ronaldo.
Very showy technical quality players and fans enamored Santiago Bernabeu in every game. A lawn in recent history have also stepped peculiar players who have left an indelible mark on the merengue entity, as was the case of Thomas Gravesen.
Danish midfielder landed at Real Madrid from Everton in January 2005, in a move that was closed for an amount of close to four million euros. A seasoned and hardworking player on the defensive, but with poor quality with the ball at his feet.
Nonetheless, its characteristics were essential in the era of the 'Galacticos', the first stage of Florentine Perez front of the set target, marked by a template that a constellation of stars concentrated.
Danish wore the shirt for a madridista year and a half, period of time in which his most notable contribution was the famous' Gravesinha’ at Sevilla FC. Dodge with a hint-kneed against the grass left in the memory of football fans.
Gravesen had an undisciplined character, both on and off the field. A temperament that was demonstrated in aRobinho fights in the preseason campaign 2006/2007, in the second year of Fabio Capello as coach White. A dispute that sentenced the Danish Real Madrid, which he was transferred to Glasgow Celtic in exchange for three million euros.
In his second year at the Scottish team he was loaned to Everton, club where he had surrendered notably in its earlier stage, and on his return to Scotland he terminated his contract with the team at Celtic Park. To the 32 and after a few months without finding a new destination in your sporting career, Danish announced his retirement from football world.
New life linked to casinos
Danish footballer was uncontrollable in the pitch, especially for his strong character. A different personality, somewhat peculiar, of which also he left mark in other clubs. Without going further, James McFadden, Scotland striker coinciding with Gravesen in Hamburg S.V., notes that “once she brought a gunpaintball training and started shooting everyone”. Despite his public demonstrations along his sporting career and against all odds, midfielder made smart investments with all the money he earned as a player with whom he won100 millions of dollars, as he noted a few years ago the Danish newspaperBT. A fortune that has been away from the limelight to take refuge in the gambling capital, Las Vegas.
At 42 years, Gravesen live a new life of real luxury in the city of sin accompaniedKamila Fuck, Czech-born American model. Danish exfutbolista Real Madrid spends his daysplaying poker at the best casinos from Las Vegas, although it has also been seen enjoying other games of chance such as blackjack, roulette or slot machines. A passion for poker with it enjoys playing with the best players in the world in tournaments held in the state of Nevada. A few tables where it handles much better than on the lawn of the Santiago Bernabeu, showing a cute and cuddly character that contrasts sharply with his sporting stage.
Thomas Gravesen's fortune has grown exponentially since it was installed in Las Vegas, thanks to his skill with the cards, since it seems to have acalculator poker head. In its new phase in the US, Danish has becomeProfessional poker player. Unimaginable profession for those football fans who watched the defensive midfielder's actions during his season and a half in Spain. Nonetheless, exfutbolista born in Vejle kept an ace up his sleeve, which currently brings out the tables of American casinos during the most prestigious tournaments in the exciting world of cards.
The next players to land in Las Vegas
Poker is an increasingly common hobby among footballers. One of the best known is theGerard Piqué. FC Barcelona defender is a regular at the casinos and never miss your annual appointmentEuropean Poker Tourheld at the Casino de Barcelona.
A tournament which failed to qualify fifth edition 2017 after playing against the best players in the world and a prize amounting took the 129.350 euros. A passion for poker has enjoyed more than one occasion in Las Vegas, city where he participated in the Main EventWorld Series of Poker (WSOP) in 2014, the most important festival in the world of poker face.
Neymar is one of the elite players has openly shown his love for poker. The Brazilian player is a regular tournaments of cards, even organizes championships at home. One of his last appearances was more star in theHigh Roller de las Brazilian Series of Poker Sao Paulo, the most important tournament in Brazil.
A tournament where the player of Paris Saint-Germain qualified for the final table, in which he finished sixth and he got a prize 79.440 Dollars. Both Neymar and Gerard Pique are great candidates to finish in Las Vegas after hanging up his boots, a destination where they can follow the footsteps of Thomas Gravesen, a benchmark in the world of poker in the state of Nevada.