The Atlético de Madrid will receive this Tuesday at Liverpool at Wanda Metropolitano, a great game in Champions League in which many will want to shine. One of the footballers who will be on the field and who have more options to do so is Joao Felix. Everything indicates that the Brazilian will be in the game against those of Jurgen Klopp.

“We expect a strong team. We all know what he is Liverpool. They are a great team, especially in attack, which is very good, but we are prepared for them and we will do everything possible to win. Mohamed Salah it is dangerous, Sadio Mane it is dangerous, Whom it’s dangerous … Liverpool he has a lot of dangerous players so it will be a difficult game ”, explained the player in ‘Paramount+’.

Athletic and Liverpool they know each other perfectly. A circumstance that Joao Felix he does not know if it is good or bad. “I don’t know if playing with similar systems will be good for us, but we know that they are very aggressive, they push a lot. This can be good or bad for us. The pressure they exert can give us a lot of room to play, but maybe not. We just have to be prepared for both situations, ”he reflected.

The player was also asked about the role of Simeone. And he pointed out that his passion motivates all players. “We learn many things from Simeone and everyone can see the passion he has for football. Is incredible. Is different to Fernando Santos (selector of Portugal). The Cholo he is always involved in the game, he is always talking, always running and it is good to see him ”, he pointed out.


The Portuguese player was already one of the most outstanding in the last two matches of the Athletic and he says he feels fantastic. “I felt great. Very well. I had a feeling that I hadn’t had in a long time. It was special, I felt good and we needed all the fans in the stadium, as many as possible. It was important and it felt very good to play for them ”, he also explained about the presence of the public.

Finally he spoke about the fans of both teams and the stadiums. “The passion, I think, is the same as that of the Athletes. It is a little different in Anfield because people are closer to the field, but the passion is the same. I like to play in a stadium full of passionate fans, even if they are not my team’s fans, “he said.

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Koke Resurrección, Atlético de Madrid footballer, at a press conference.