Giménez: ‘I have no doubt that I’m staying at Atlético’

The Uruguayan defender of Atlético de Madrid
Jose Maria Gimenez He assured that he has “no type of doubt” that he will continue next season in the rojiblanco team, after the act in which the Madrid team received the cup that accredits him as the champion of LaLiga Santander 2020-21.

“I have no doubt that I am staying”, said Giménez after the act in which he received the champion trophy, after a season that he defined as “of glory, of maximum learning and of a very nice closing”.

“We had a lot of good times, not so good, but in the end I think the league title is deserved for us“, Assured a Giménez that” at no time “saw the lost championship. “At all times we saw each other as fighters and we wanted to win the battle,” he added.

The Uruguayan defender admitted that it was a difficult year on an individual level, since the coronavirus passed and suffered several injuries, for which he only played 21 of the 38 days.

“It was the year that I suffered the most. An atypical year, with a few days of preparation, I was caught by the covid, 20 days stopped. It cost me back, it was as if I had not trained, the covid had consumed me, I was physically destroyed, “explained Giménez, who acknowledged that I had a” bad time “to adapt to the rhythm of his teammates.

“But it is learning for the future, I have no doubts that next year will be different and we are going to move forward in the best possible way,” he added.

For the Uruguayan defender it is his second rojiblanco league, as he is one of two survivors of the 2013-14 season title with the captain Jorge ‘Koke’ Resurrection, although in that campaign, his first in the rojiblanco club, he had little participation.

“In that year I felt part of the group but I was very young, 18 years old, I was in a cloud, I was champion and I was still in the cloud, and I did not understand the value of that League. Today after so many games, so much suffering, so many good and not so good moments, so many ups and downs, it was something incredible, wonderful ”, he concluded.