Eight hits after eleven playing days - there are worse start of season than the Giovanni Simeone. The 26-year-old shot six goals within 105 minutes in two home games. There is also a four-time pack at Hellas Veronas 4: 1 against Lazio Rome, now he also achieved both goals to 2: 1 against Juventus Turin. At the moment everything is going perfectly. Here I found my balance, says the striker.
Tips from a psychologist - and father Diego
In the hard football business, a certain balance is not so easy, so Simeone has recently been working with a psychologist. With her, the Argentine strategies have been developed for relaxation, now he meditates before each game. But even the famous father has given up some tips to his son, including this: always think of game to game - that helps, says Simeone.
His Papa Diego is coach at Atletico Madrid and pursues the career of the filius with argus eyes. He himself had played for eight years in Italy at Pisa, Inter Milan and Lazio, with the Romans he had won the Double, with Inter the UEFA Cup. After that, the 51-year-old trained half a year Catania. Even then, the father was known under his nickname El Cholo, a pile name reminiscent of a former Argentine player. The son man is therefore known under the reduction form cholito.
Growing up at the Rio de la Plata, Simeone Junior Kinked Junior at River Plate, but it was attentive to the club Banfield during his loan for barely 30 kilometers away. However, after his return, the places in the storm had already been awarded, which is why Simeone moved to CFC Genoa for three million euros.
Father Diego and son Giovanni (re.) At a family trip 2017. Imago / Independent Photo Agency
To the debut he chose self-confident words ( The famous last name prepares me no more problems ) and let them follow them. Because of his twelve hits, the then 21-year-old advanced one of the seasonal surprises. El Cholito confirmed his positive development after the change to AC Florence initially, but then stagnated something.
Help of Rocky - JUVE is his favorite opponent
His fluctuating achievements then contributed to the fact that the Fiorentina migrated him to Cagliari, where the young talent lost his place in the team. With the lending to Hellas, his career has temporarily returned to drive. Dad said the game against Lazio with the four goals had been the best game of my career. Since I was proud, says Simeone Junior.
Only with meditation such a success is not possible. Before the game, Simeone looked at Rocky. For an extra shot adrenaline. And in front of the Juve game he seemingly seen Rocky II. I look at home after the DVD of Rocky III. I set Gio then on Sunday morning, Hellas coach Igor Tudor smelled.
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