Thursday, July 15

Goal Keepers: The Next Generation

Young Goal Keeper in Barcelona [enlarge]

Everybody is aware by now that Spanish soccer is marking the way, is taking the lead in merging the old school with modern efficiency, without rejecting the beautiful plays and the fresh inspiration of its stars, the magic touch. All together working for the team, by heart, with the heart and also with good tactics. There is no special trick to make the most out of the machinery, to obtain the best results. The secret of good soccer lies in investing time and money in teaching young generations from an early age, putting all necessary resources at their disposal. Maybe one day this young goal keeper becomes another Casillas, Reina or Valdes, who knows. Perhaps he makes it to FC Barcelona! Best of luck to you my friend.

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9 Comments:

Blogger Oakland Daily Photo said...

Really like the long shadows in this portrait of this little guy.

8:29 AM  
Blogger Gunn said...

This is soooooo nice! Both the composition, light and colors in your photo, but also the text that you have added. BEST OF LUCK to the young Spanish boy!
And (once again) CONGRATULATIONS SPAIN!!

9:39 AM  
Blogger Caroline said...

Aaah cute! Having fun is what it is really about.

9:50 AM  
Blogger Lydia said...

A marvelous image to commemorate Spain's championship. This shot shows what you describe...the beginning and continuation of something great. Lovely, Carlos.

10:19 AM  
Blogger birdy said...

Avery special portrait on a very special occasion. Congratulations on winning the football world cup 2010.

11:21 AM  
Blogger Ian said...

Everyone's already said it! I would totally nominate this photo for an award. It's all so right!

5:10 PM  
Blogger Pass to Messi said...

Fantastic photo! Hopefully we see him in La Liga!

1:38 PM  
Blogger Q Smith said...

Very nice shot and Congratulations on being World Champions!!!

10:42 PM  
Blogger Leif Hagen said...

This is such a great shot with the shadows and green field and older spectators watching the young player!
Viva Espana!

7:59 PM  

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