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‘Magical’ González on refusing to play for PSG: ‘It was a bit ridiculous, but they are a force in control of themselves’




Jorge “Magico” González, former Salvadoran soccer player

Jorge “Magico” González is a legendary figure in El Salvador and was coveted by many teams at the time, including the now all-powerful Paris Saint-Germain, due to his qualities and talent. He approached him with a $1 million offer of 80,000,000 pesetas, or approximately $512,367.91. However, Cuscatoleco did not accept it.

“For me they are concepts, and it’s a little silly, a little ridiculous, and it’s something that I’ve always felt, and I’ve always seen, that is stronger than yourself and that you want it.” It’s not whether you want it or not. It’s not what you want, it’s who you are,” Gonzalez said on rapper Morihawk’s YouTube channel.

“These are things that control you and I try not to make anyone feel bad. And by the same token, because of material things that shouldn’t make me, I don’t want to make anyone feel bad about who I am.” and wanted the ordinary, to claim good fortune, that’s what I call it. “Let us thank God,” added the magician.

Jorge was one of the jewels that European clubs wanted to sign after playing for El Salvador at the 1982 World Cup in Spain, but at the time French side PSG wanted to sign a ‘magical player’. , FAS and the aforementioned $1 million offer. Regarding Salvadorans, it was agreed, González did not appear to sign the contract with the Parisian club.

For the “magician”, Paris was not a suitable city in which to live his lifestyle. He didn’t know Paris, and Paris was in a different language than his own. Despite playing in Spain’s second tier, Cadiz were able to bring Gonzalez’s magic to their team and capitalized on it, despite an impressive offer from Paris Saint-Germain.

Source: Diario.Elmundo

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