Marc Overmars was one of the best wingers in the world at the end of the decade of the 90. Fast, vertical, habil ambidextrous, Dutch was a player of many kilates triumphing with the shirt of Arsenal and the Dutch national team.
In the summer of 2000, the Barcelona, who had just lost his star Luis Figo, signed by way of bleeding rival, Real Madrid 10.000 million old pesetas, He decided to invest some of that money to bring the Dutchman who as we said, It was one of the best in world football at the time.
But being one of a kind guarantees you not succeed anywhere and less, if luck is with you not. From those 10.000, Barca he invested 6500 to sign the end habilodoso born 1973. The dutch, He came from Arsenal with Petit which already talked in a previous article. In both cases, things went wrong. In the case of the Dutch on the subject of injuries.
Marc Overmars and Barcelona, outside series ballasted by injuries
A serious knee injury, a succession of relapse and a series of problems did not reach or fulfill his contract with Barcelona and that rescinding to leave football 2004, four years after its signing. He left his last year pardoning.
To make matters worse, the club did not win any titles during his time, unforgivable for a team of culé entity whose beginning of the XXI century was rather unfortunate, especially by a disastrous management of the entity by the directors of the time.
But nevertheless, Not everything was bad in Marc Overmars on the stage of the club. He also left a party to remember though perhaps very little baggage for one of the best players of his time and also, It had cost a million morterada. In the end his baggage was in Barcelona 99 parties and 15 goals in all competitions and left the impression that a great player like him could shine more if he played in another club that touched him live. shame.