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Spanish Football Star Pedri Gonzalez Confident of a Successful Campaign at Tokyo Olympics 2020

Published 07/20/2021, 12:20 PM EDT

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The Spanish national team will look to make their mark at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. They are one of the most talented squads in the entire tournament. One of the team’s brightest stars, Pedri Gonzalez, will look to make a mark for his nation yet again.

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Pedri was an integral part of the Spanish national team at the UEFA Euro 2020. He earned plaudits from football fans across the globe for his astounding showings at such a tender age.

The FC Barcelona midfielder is tipped to become one of the superstars of the world football in the coming years. But, for now, Pedri is solely focused on guiding his team to Olympic glory.


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When you stop to think about it, yes it’s all happened so quickly, From one day to the next you’re playing with Barça, with the national team and now at the Olympic Games.

“I try to keep calm but it’s hard with everything that’s happening to me, it’s just absolutely crazy what I’m living right now,” said Pedri recently.

I think we have a really good team, great players, and most importantly good people, I think we have the quality to do big things here and I hope we can win it,” the youngster further added.

Spain last participated in Olympics Football in 2012. They had a disastrous campaign that term. The team got eliminated in the group stages for the first time without even scoring a single goal.

Can Pedri Gonzalez be pivotal yet again for the Spanish National Team?

Spain will have six stars in the team who also graced the UEFA Euro 2020. Apart from the Barcelona wonderkid, Pedri, Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper, Unai Simon is also in the team.


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Simon played every minute of the Euros ahead of superstar shot-stopper David de Gea. Eric Garcia, Pau Torres, Dani Olmo, and Mikel Oyarzabal are also part of the team.


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Real Madrid stars Marco Asensio, Dani Ceballos (who is also the captain of the team), Jesus Vallejo, and Valencia star Carlos Soler are a few of the other big names in the team.

Overall, they have a solid squad and should be able to hold their own against any comers during the Tokyo Olympics 2020.



Apratim Banerjee

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Apratim Banerjee is an MMA author for EssentiallySports and has been writing professionally for almost a year. Before his current gig, Apratim worked as a UFC writer for Sportskeeda. A long-time MMA fan, Apratim has developed a critical eye for the sport that has helped him transfer his vast knowledge to his copies and give hardcore and casual readers a detailed insight into the fights and fighters.