Dest on playing in the 'biggest game in the world'
Young defender speaks to CBS about his new life at Barça, playing en El Clásico and the Champions League and more...
Sergiño Dest became the first US player to ever play in El Clásico on Saturday, what he calls the best game in the world’, and the Barça full-back spoke to CBS about the experience this Thursday. Here are the standout quotes:
“We doing good, we’re on the right track. Now we have six points and we’re happy with the win against Juve but the next game will be difficult.”
“It was awesome to play in the Clásico even though we unfortunately didn’t win. But it was a very special moment to get to play in the best game in the world. I’d have loved to have played it with a crowd, to really feel it, but it was a great experience.”
Adapting to Barça
“These few weeks have been great. It’s really special to be at the best club in the world. I’m learning Spanish and doing classes. Then I want to learn Catalan.”
“I want to win the league, the cup, the Champions League… We hope to win a lot of titles, and we do have the best players in the world.”
“I had offers from other teams but Barça is the biggest in the world, my dream team. I had a good feeling about this club. I wanted to be part of a new program with new players.”
“It’s incredible to have Messi as a team-mate. It’s very special to play with him, to be on the field with the greatest player in the world.”
“I want to play at the World Cup and I hope we qualify. We have a great generation and we a great coach too.”