louis van gaal is enjoying the World Cup Qatar 2022. Every day you notice that the coach of Netherlands He is no longer the curmudgeon of other times and that now his emotional side is shown in public more and more. That was made clear in the press conference prior to the duel this Friday with Ecuadorwhen a journalist surprised the Dutch coach and moved him.
The protocol press conference of Van Gaalon the day before the duel between Ecuador Y Netherlands, by date 2 of Group A, passed normally. Suddenly, an unknown reporter took the floor: “I’m a young journalist, I don’t have a question. I just wanted to tell you that I’m a big fan of yours”he stated when he took the microphone.
The journalist’s words shocked Van Gaal. Excited, the DT of Netherlandsanswered: “I don’t usually hear that much, it’s very kind. I want to give you a hug. I’m going to hug you in a moment.”
Minutes later, after assessing the qualities of Ecuador and avoid giving details of his tactical approach, Van Gaal He came down from the stage to fulfill his promise. An unexpected and emotional moment, one of those that the World Cups usually give away.
Ecuador and the Netherlands meet this Friday at the Khalifa International stadium, for the second date of Group A. Both lead the area with 3 units after defeating Qatar and Senegal, respectively, on the first day.