Already in his time as a football professional, Patrice Evra was known as a hard dog. His reputation remains faithful to the former defender after the end of the career.
As the Frenchman recently announced, he soon rises in the boxing ring for the first time in order to face the competition. His first struggle should take place on April 30 in the London O2 Arena. Opponents will then be the Youtuber Adam Saleh, who made a name for himself before his career on the internet as a amateur boxer.
“I am very pleased to participate in a boxing match for the first time in my life, because I have always had great respect for the boxing. It’s not just about strength and strength, but also about strategy and technology – it’s like a chess game “,” Sky “quotes the former professional of Manchester United.
Since his opponent was already over 30 times in the ring and goes into the fight with a clear experience advantage, Evra also knows about the severity of the task that lies in front of him.
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He therefore hopes the more support for the fans. “So I need my whole British family that shows me their love, not just from London, but from the whole United Kingdom, because it’s really crazy,” says Evra.
The outer chest was played in the Premier League between 2006 and 2014 for Manchester United. With the Red Devils he won a total of five championship titles and 2008 the Champions League. In 2018, he returned to the island for a short Intermezzo at West Ham United.
In his time as an active, however, the former national player also caused misreased guides for some brisant headlines. His outrageous as a player of Olympique Marseille in the fall of 2017, his outriser remains unforgotten when he kicked his head against his head and saw the red card.
In July 2019, the 40-year-old finally ended his career in professional football. Since then he has sometimes active as a TV expert.