Layout of a football field in the hands of trainers, increasingly suggests that the theory of wins over the practice in modern football. Already few remember Soviet times, where the physically grueling training on simple element allows win the entire tournament, as it was with Torpedo, whose midfield trained only to beat on the door and run. The theory is better than the practice, come to this view, many coaches today. Only Wenger, Ferguson and Van Gaal adhere to the old school, where the practice of intelligent beats Real Madrid and Barcelona. In 2004, The Times published an article a sports writer from Italy Gabriele Marcotte fable about Barcelona Pepe Guardiola. But given that was used did not glorify awards famous footballer, his knowledge and neglect every referee, Paolo Maldini, resume play at the highest level in at least some situations.
Style was to the effect that in football in 2004, an investor format Guardiola was simply not needed. Craft was in no way does not that seem Pep suddenly lost their own capabilities. This does not perceptible physiological footballer housed before the guards, professional know how to divide the transmission according to the perimeter of the field to his own most famous partners – in the midst of those who drew the greatest benefit from its fun: Michael Laudrup, Hristo Stoichkov and Romario. And then, as soon Marcotte wrote his own note, Guardiola was only 33 years – the age of prosperity for those players. But the reality is such that nobody did was not interested in his proposals. .