Jamie Carragher, the great legend defense network
The 19 May 2013 Jimmy Carragher it will not easily forget. That day, one of the most long-lived plants in the long history of Liverpool ended his career. He did at Anfield against Queen's Park Rangers in a match where he crashed a ball to the post and where he received a warm tribute to legend deserves. Replacement and passionate chants demanding stands “one more year” hardly it takes into erased memory.
And is that if we take stock of who Jamie Carragher, Let's get possibly the conclusion that we are talking about one of the best central defensive midfielders or history of English football. 34 international matches with Pross, with which he managed to play two World (2006 Y 2010) and a European Championship (2008), more of 700 meetings (737, the second network more) with which it was his only team, el Liverpool, They are part of the statistics of a man who extended his career to the 35 years.
UEFA champion that miraculously won by Alaves 5-4, definitely, the best moment of his career would come from the hand of Benitez, who was able to redirect his career and make it a key part of that group would get lift a 3-0 adverse on the end of the Champions 2005. Central, He went to midfield, Of course, defensive cut.
It was never a goal scorer Jamie Carragher portent, for only five goals took his signature. Of course he did not need, because his game was something else: containment, force, tactical discipline, character were the roots of his rock style. Not without controversy, He returned to the public a coin in 2002 during a match of the FA Cup they had thrown him, in one of his most famous incidents, not the only, it also suffered an altercation in a school and even in his biography said he had gone to injure a fellow (Rigobert Song).
Huge temperament, their 10 years as vice-captain of the network earned him support from Anfield, who treated him with the affection of the great historical figures of the club. His perseverance and sacrifice represented that player who does not have a great technique, but that in return supplies its shortcomings with what the public wants more: delivery and sweat for a shirt. And it is not in vain, Carragher was and will be one star where the work will remain forever in the eyes of the people. Since Hanging by the Football, there goes our tribute to this monster football.