Despite being only 18 years old, Barcelona midfielder Gavi received high accolades from Xavi Hernandez for his leadership abilities on the field. In El Clasico on Sunday, the midfielder shone with two assists and a goal as Barcelona defeated rival Real Madrid 3-1 to win the Spanish Super Cup. The young player’s efforts were praised by Barcelona manager Xavi, who expressed the hope that he never ceases showing bravery on the field.
Gavi Domiate Real Madrid
Gavi, along with his two assists, broke the record for the youngest goal scorer in a Spanish Super Cup with his goal, besting the previous mark held by his current manager, Xavi. Real Madrid was just unable to handle Gavi’s brilliance.
Gavi’s effort against Real Madrid stood out in particular, since he was crucial to the team’s victory. His passion, soul, and leadership marked the entire game on the field, and it is obvious that he has a promising career ahead of him.
It will be fascinating to watch how the young athlete develops in the years to come because he has already demonstrated that he has the potential to be a significant force in the sport. Also Read:FC Barcelona defeats Real Madrid to lift the Spanish Super Cup 2022-23
Statement of Xavi on Gavi performance against Real Madrid
“I’m speechless,” Xavi stated. “It’s pure spirit, pure desire. When he doesn’t play, it tastes terrible.”
Gavi’s ‘anger’ particularly impressed Xavi on the field, describing it as ‘amazing’.
The Blaugrana are having a tremendous season in La Liga, remaining atop the top-tier Spanish league. Following their Supercopa victory in Saudi Arabia, Xavi stated:
“I’m at a loss for words. It’s pure spirit, pure emotion. When he doesn’t play, it tastes awful. He infects the team despite being barely 18 years old. He pours his heart and soul into him. Gavi is a boy who piques our interest. He infuses it with spirit and character. He is a natural leader who comes from within. The wrath that erupts from him is stunning. I never get tired of complimenting him. This youngster has no shelter.” Also Read: PSG lose to Rennes 1-0, Messi-Neymar-Mbappe unable to score
Robert Lewandowski disclosed that he had some tips for The Midfielder
After setting up Gavi for the game’s first goal, Lewandowski assisted the 18-year-old again as Barcelona went up 1-0. According to Mundo Deportivo, the Poland international confirmed after the game that the two had chatted before it.
“I instructed Gavi to stay close to me before the game. “I knew we could accomplish great things together,” he told reporters. “It’s a great moment, a title we deserve for how we’ve played, and now we all have to keep pushing together to keep competing for more titles because we have the talent to do so.”
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