Inaki Pena looks up to Valdes as his role model.

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Azulgrana goalkeeper Inaki Pena has revealed that he takes Victor Valdes as his role model as a football goalkeeper.

Inaki Peña, Barcelona’s 24-year-old goalkeeper revealed. Ahead of the away game against Antwerp on Wednesday’s Champions League group stage that the Azulgrana team must learn from. Mistakes that occurred in the 2-4 defeat to Girona and revealed that he has Victor Valdes. A famous former goalkeeper, as a role model in his own football career. According to a report from Mundo Deportivo on Tuesday ทางเข้า UFABET 

Peña said :

‘We have to overcome adversity and learn from our mistakes.’ Peña said of the latest game. ‘We didn’t expect a result like this against Girona. But the group of players is still united. And we must learn from our mistakes.’

Peña, who had the opportunity to start as a starting goalkeeper. After Marc-Andre ter Stegen’s injury was also welcomed by Barca fans, who cheered the 24-year-old with a congratulations. hands and sang his name in many previous games.

‘I am very grateful for the love of the fans. And I am happy to have overcome this challenge. Hearing your name called on the field was so sweet. It’s a very strong feeling for a young player.’

‘Since I signed the contract My goal is to be a starting goalkeeper for the first team. It’s not good that this has happened because of Ter Stegen’s injury. But playing for the first team is an honour.’

When asked which goalkeeper’s style of play he takes as his model. Unsurprisingly, Inaki Pena describes him as one of the best goalkeepers in the club’s history. ‘My role model is Victor Valdes’

‘Valdes is an example to me of character, ability and how to overcome adversity. Everyone fights and is prepared to take advantage of opportunities. And I see myself ready to take over from him,’ Peña said.

However, the 24-year-old goalkeeper also did not forget to praise his teammate and rival for the position, Ter Stegen, saying: ‘I have been training with Ter Stegen for many years. I have learned from one. Among the best players in the world and try to imitate his best.’