Michael Robinson: “My wife and I looked on the map and Osasuna did not appear”
Michael Robinson He has been known for many years for his work as a sports commentator or even for being the image the hit game PC Football to the delight of many generations of football fans. But nevertheless, before all this, She had a fairly successful career as a footballer first in England and later in Spain where he hung up his boots in the CA Osasuna.
Precisely Robinson, with easy tone that has always characterized, It tells the story of when the club Navarro contacted him to carry out his move: “My wife and I first thing we did was look for Osasuna on the map and did not appear”, he laughs at the last commercial starring advertising.
As we say, his playing career was mainly developed in England. His first team was the Preston North End and that he signed for Manchester City, that little resembled the giant it is today. He went to Brighton where he had his best time something that allowed him to sign for himself Liverpool where he spent a season as a substitute but which played several games and scored important goals. That season achieved Premier League, the FA Cup and the European Cup.
Michael Robinson signs for Osasuna
It was in 1987, after a couple of season in the Queens Park Rangers, when Osasuna It was done with the services of British striker. Michael Robinson He wore the elastic rojilla for three seasons with performance that was more or less. In total he played 58 games scoring 12 goals. At the end of his time at the club (which did not turn out too well) decided to hang up his boots and no longer left Spain where he resided until the date of his death.
Peculiarity and although he never wore T-Shirt Cadiz CF, Robinson He has always declared supporter club gaditano. Definitely, a sympathetic character who was part of the childhood of many young soccer fans 90 henceforth among which a server is included.
Finally, the 28 April 2020, Michael Robinson left us a victim of cancer. Curiously, the last game he commented was in his beloved Anfield, which was the victory of Atlético de Madrid over Liverpool the day before the confinement and the worldwide break for the coronavirus crisis. Those who knew football in the decade of the 90, we lost an important bit. That man who was on the cover of our beloved PC Football, that we heard in the broadcasts of the matches of Canal Plus, the one presenting the fantastic program The day after left us forever. Wherever you are Robin, Thank you very much for your eternal smile and your sympathy. You´ll Never Walk Alone.
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