Bojan Krkic sat out his first game of the season on Saturday, but he remains confident that he’ll soon bag his first goal and that will be the first of many: “I’ve no doubt - the goals will come”.
Bojan was present at the presentation of the Barça Veterans 2010/11 prize for fair play which he
picked up. The young striker refuses to let the lack of goals get to him and insisted:
“it’s only normal that people say things, because I’ve still not scored, but when
the first one goes in, I’m sure there will plenty more to come”.
Normal part of the game
is well aware that goal droughts are part of the strikers bread and butter, as his teammate Villa
commented on Saturday and that the tension and desire that can create is often a positive for a
player: “we have to have that feeling for the goals to come”.
Three good years
Bojan is starting his fourth season in the first team squad and believes: “the
footballing world can be unfair – I’ve had three good very good years”
–something some commentators tend to forget. The stats are also on his side- he’s the
youngest player ever to play 100 games with the first team, during which time he’s notched up
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Just ahead of Puyol and Messi
This Monday’s presentation of the Fair Play award came after a close vote on the website
premifairplay.com, with Bojan (36,1%) just seeing off Puyol (35,6%) and Messi (28,3%). The Veterans
particularly valued his fair play, respect for his opponent and the priority given to the group
After receiving the award, Bojan said: “Thank you for the recognition this award gives
me. I’d like to thank everybody who made it possible for me to be here, especially my parents
and Ramon Alfonseda”.