The explosion of Borja Mayoral | Soccer | Sports

A nutritionist, a physical trainer and a private physiotherapist as well as a coach They are part of the professional entourage of Borja Mayoral (Parla, 26 years old). “In Madrid I trained with Cristiano Ronaldo, I saw how he took care of himself. If he did it being who he is, why wouldn’t I do it”, he confessed to an employee of his representation agency when, drawn by curiosity, he questioned him on the necessity to work with so many specialists. The need to control the glucose curve in the body due to diabetes is closely linked to the figure of the nutritionist and the coach who work for him. Mayoral is convinced that he has managed to fight diabetes both thanks to medication, a careful diet and thanks to the psychological work he carries out with his coach because mood or stress can also play a role.

This Tuesday, he appears at the Metropolitano (9:30 p.m., DAZN) against Atlético as Getafe’s big threat. He arrives with the sign of being this year’s top national scorer with 10 goals and the feeling of having reached sporting maturity after training at Real Madrid and trying to explode at Rome and Levante before land in Getafe. The ten goals already equal his best mark, with Roma, in a full La Liga championship. It was his first year in Italian football. In the second, José Mourinho preferred Tammy Abraham and Shomurodov.

The explosion he is currently experiencing has pushed his coach, José Bordalás, and his president, Ángel Torres, to publicly announce that Luis de la Fuente should grant him his first senior international cap. “It’s his year, he scores goals every year and he will be at the top of all scorers. I would take him to the national team a long time ago. I hope Luis de la Fuente sees that he is at the top of the Spanish scorers’ rankings and I want to see him at the March call-up,” the president said a week ago. “I have a lot of respect for all the coaches and, even more, for the coach. Personally, I would have called Borja to play for Spain. I see him good and capable of playing with the national team. What I will say. “I I am his coach and I see how he works every day”, said Bordalás after knowing the latest list announced by De la Fuente last November. The coach knows him well because in the period that coincided with him he became the second top scorer of the U-21s with 31 goals. Only Gérard Deulofeu (36) has scored more goals in this category. “The stability and order that Bordalás gave to Getafe allowed them to see the player that they see. There are footballers who take longer to mature. Parenthood also influences,” they analyze around Mayoral.

Bordalás also placed emphasis on his physical improvement. He insisted on working on his strength to finish building a striker who has also been heavily involved in the pressure his team puts on their rivals. He’s no longer just a pretty striker to look at, with a good shot with both legs and good movement in and out of the box. He is a tougher striker for confrontation and combat with central defenders. Additionally, its finishing accuracy has increased significantly. He is the fourth attacker in shooting success percentage (31.25%) of the five major European championships behind Serhou Guirassy (Stuttgart, 35, 56)%, Jude Bellingham (35.14%) and Harry Kane (32.79% ). His strength in the area is also confirmed by his three headed goals. He had never scored so many in the league championship.

The Alicante coach also played a key role in keeping him at the club this summer. Possessing one of the highest chips on the team made him a candidate to play in an operation that would relieve the club’s coffers. However, during the pre-season, Bordalás warned the management of the risk of getting rid of him. He could no longer imagine the team without Mayoral as zone leader. The coach suggested that without his help the team could fail, that he was the striker he needed to shore up his team’s difficult play. Mayoral supports the most uncomfortable team in the championship with his goals.

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