In October 25th, BBC Radio 5 have an exclusive interview with Spanish journalist Guillem Balague, coach Pep Guardiola (Manchester City) said that the important moments of his life were decided by six songs. .
Guardiola is a music lover, important decisions in his life from career, love, family to football all have the sound of musical melodies. Proof is that in all the teams that led, Guardiola always tries to build a team with spontaneous, creative and poetic play.
Guardiola himself admits that when he comes to an important decision, he often listens to music and has six songs that have influenced his whole life: Don’t look back in anger (sung by Oasis in 1996), The healing day (Bill Fay 2012), Fiesta (Joan Manuel Serrat in 1970), Amor particular (Lluis Llach 1984), New York (Frank Sinatra in 1980), Your song (Elton John in 1970).
When talking about songs Don’t look back in anger (Don’t look back in anger), Guardiola said: “You can’t imagine how much I like this song. It puts me in good mood. my best when listening to tunes, it’s a masterpiece, I and my family often sing together when going out.
Mr. Guardiola is also very profound when it comes to life: “Each of us has a gift to give to someone. I always tell my children to try to discover what they love. most and then they will not feel the pressure to do something, but simply do it as a joy, life is sometimes short, sometimes long but if you wake up every morning and know You will be able to do what you like, that’s enough. “
Dutch football legend Johan Cruyff died in 2016, who had a profound influence on Guardiola. Guardiola said: “Johan Cruyff has helped me to love football, love tournaments. He has taught us secrets, things that no one can see. He is a strict and difficult father. calculated, that there was a time when I did not dare to talk to him. “
Despite his Spanish nationality and many deep memories in Barcelona, Guardiola insists he will belong to Manchester for the rest of his life. He said: “I will be a Manchester man for the rest of my life. I love all the people in this city.”