Mime of Leeds fans to Bielsa.
Few coaches in the world have achieved the identity that it does Marcelo Bielsa on their teams. And this is not only happening to the players, but also to the fans. This is the love story that united Loco with the fans of leedswho this Saturday They paid a request to a Rosario newspaper to thank the technician in a very special way.
The poor results this season ended with Bielsa’s departure from the Yorkshire team, after three and a half seasons, during which he returned to the Premier League, a dream postponed for several years for Leeds. So, The whole city fell in love with the coach from Rosario and, as is clear in this gesture, he never forgot it.
Leeds fans will never forget Marcelo Bielsa.
The request appeared this Saturday in the newspaper La Capital, something Leeds fans are looking for being Bielsa’s hometown and where the club of her loved ones, Newell’s, is located. Link was an Irishman who was a Tottenham follower but became a Leprosy fan after Mauricio Pochettino passed on the London team and now he continues to be present.
In the message text, in black letters on a white background, it covers an entire page and starts with a large “thank you (thank you) Marcelo”. And it also has the particularity that it doesn’t mention Leeds as such, although it clearly doesn’t need too much clarification.
Bielsa and the memorable rise of Leeds (Reuters).
“You reminded us that football can be beautifuland a team can be larger than the sum of its parts “, says the text in a section, which is extremely emotional: “You turned our despair into despair, and our footballers into heroes. You made us all better.” A good gesture at the height of Bielsa’s legend, who in recent days has sounded out to replace Burnley coach.
The complete request for Bielsa
The one asked from La Capital for Bielsa.
We stood under the August 2018 sun stunned at a football we didn’t know was possible.
And we felt something again.
You reminded us that football can be beautiful, and a team can be bigger than the sum of its parts.
The one next to me is new. Side before self.
And more than football you gave us. You guided us through a pandemic and brought us closer while we were apart.
You have shown us that integrity and decency are important, both in good times and bad.
You accepted our fears and turned our despair into despair, and our footballers became heroes. You made us all better.
You restored our pride, you gave us joy, and created precious memories that will last a lifetime.
And that’s nice, Marcelo. And it will always be stunning. Thanks.