Carles Busquets, Barcelona's long-trousered goalkeeper 90

Carles Busquets, Barcelona's long-trousered goalkeeper 90
Carles Busquets with his characteristic long pants. PHOTO: BRAND FILE

The player who will speak today is a guy who, I remember at the, any amateur football in 90 outlines a smile. Is about Carles Busquets, goalkeeper FC Barcelona what, definitely, It was a peculiar uncle.

Carles Busquets: The goalkeeper in the long pants

With his characteristic outfit with long pants and shirt wide padded, Carles Busquets, father of one of best players in the history of Barcelona, Sergio Busquets, He developed almost all of his career at Barça. emerged from Masia, the goalkeeper earned a spot in the first team but did not enjoy many opportunities to prove his worth. Nonetheless, He played more games than some might think.

Carles Busquets goalkeeper of Barcelona
Carles Busquets, already in his stage as a goalkeeper coach, with his son Sergio. PHOTO: Sport

In the 8 seasons that belonged to the first group culé, Carles accumulated 79 matches, being a starter in the 94-95 Y 95-96, curiously less titles (Spain Supercup). With him on the template without being the first goalkeeper, the famous ‘Dream Team’ Cruyff It took 6 Suspenders, 1 European Cup, 4 Copas del Rey, 3 And Supercopa of Spain 2 European Super Cups.

Busquets' strange accident

In 1995, precisely when the goalkeeper enjoyed the confidence of the Dutch coach, Busquets He had a domestic accident most peculiar. A hot iron fell and goalkeeper, in an effort to protect your child, He grabbed her hands and held it up again a few seconds left in place. This caused burns on both hands and had to miss a game.

The news of burns to the hands of Busquets published in the next day (Photo: The mail)

At least that was the official version of events because the gossips have actually Carles Busquets, great fan speed, he suffered an accident Montmelo. Anyway, after many years, everything was in an anecdote that still remains unclear on the whole.

The race ended in goalkeeper Lleida in which he played four seasons, two Second Division and two in Second Division B. He will always be remembered with some fondness for all fans, not only by those of the FC Barcelona.

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