Edgar Davids: the “Pitbull”
Edgar Davids was one of those players who remained marked and recorded in the memory of several generations of football fans. It was not the best technically, neither the fastest nor a fine stylist ball but was essential in all teams he went through. Today we remind the Colgados “Pitbull”.
Davids was born 13 March 1973 and Paramaribo, Surinam, source of talent for Dutch players like Clarence Seedorf originally from there. As a child he emigrated to Holland with his family and settled in Amsterdam. His first kicking a ball were in the ranks of Ajax, on the computer later, in 1991, make debut. There was unveiled to the world and was one of the best defensive midfielders.
He played in some of the top teams in the continent. Barcelona, Juventus, Ajax, Tottenham, Inter and Milan enjoyed their game. Although his best performance was developed both Ajax and Juventus and where he won most titles he has in his resume; both teams was one of the most admired players by the fans. All thanks to his claw and dedication on the lawn. He played every game as if it were the last.
In his time at Ajax, The dutch, He won many titles: 3 Netherlands League, 2 Copas Netherlands, 1 Johan Cruijff Shield, 1 UEFA Cup, 1 Champions League, one Intercontinental Cup and one European Super Cup. After all these achievements, this wonderful generation of Ajax and inexplicably disintegrated “Pitbull”, I had to emigrate to Italy in the mid 1996. In 1997 AC Milan signed him,but it did not materialize and was sold again 1998. This time the buyer was Juventus.
En la Vecchia Signora, In addition to recovering his best, he returned to get the league championship. Juventus won: 3 Italian leagues, 2 Italian Super Cup and the Intertoto Cup. After six seasons in Turin, It was loaned to FC Barcelona in 2003 where your game, unsightly perhaps for the viewer but vital for any team, He helped bring up a team that crossed one of the most delicate moments of its history. Despite being a loved and admired player at Camp Nou he decided to return to the end of the season to the Vecchia Signora. With its selection 1998 with players like Van Der Sar, Frank de Boer, Ronald De Boer, Clarence Seedorf, among others, She reached the quarterfinals at the World Cup in France.
In 2005, and in the twilight of his career, He happened to the ranks of Inter Milan, where, Fortunately, the titles again, this time a Italian Super Cup, a League and Italian Cup. Finally, in 2007 Edgar returned to his beloved club, Ajax to finish his playing career although he left unsaid. He also went to Tottenham with more pain than glory. After that, Edgar Davids retired, although he returned to the pitch in 2010 with Crystal Palace. His retirement as a player was in the 2013 en el Barnet FC, and forty, where he was playing as player-coach. Finally, He took the reins as coach of English club early in the season 2013/14.
Davids also made history for his glasses features. He suffered a detached retina resulting in glaucoma. For this reason they were prescribed to wear glasses. These glasses the sports firm Nike made especially for him and became his hallmark. Dutch was rare to see without them.
Either way, Edgar Davids has been and will be one of the living legends of football. the Pitbull, It is one of the best defensive midfielders in history without recognition worldwide and this is intolerable, since we are talking about a big football. We'll see how he's doing life coaching. If you provide a little of what he did on the lawn, success is guaranteed.