Matthew Le Tissier, some colors love above all
If there is a clear exponent of what it means to love some colors and loyalty to a club over money and titles, that is Matthew Le Tissier. The English player, He born in Guernsey, an island in the English Channel, between England and France, is the clear example of football in its purest form, a story that is nice to tell.
born on 14 October 1966, The trajectory of this old-fashioned striker is quickly summed up. 16 seasons in the club of his loves, the Sothampton, 528 official parties and 201 goals with the red and white shirt. Simply impressive, especially if we take into account that in most cases, his team struggled to avoid relegation.
Le God, what will the fans call you, had the opportunity to play in bigger teams throughout his career but always stood his ground in being a ‘One Club Man’ (one club man), and he got it. His only shirt apart from the Southampton was that of the English team despite the fact that Le Tissier could choose between playing for England or France. Dressed her in 8 occasions debuting from the hand of Terry Venables.
“Playing in the best clubs is a nice challenge, but there is a much more difficult challenge: play against them and beat them. I dedicate myself to that”
Matthew also had an impressive record. During his career he launched 50 scoring penalties 49. Mark Crossley, goalkeeper Nottingham Forest He was the only one who had the honor of holding him a maximum penalty.
In 2002 the Southampton He made a tribute game that faced his team against the English team that was attended by former teammates such as Alan Shearer Y Paul Gascoigne among others who did not want to miss their farewell.