November 13, 2020

Sergiño Dest, initial American to play in El Clásico.

Sergiño Dest, initial American to play in El Clásico.

This is the very first time a footballer from the UNITED STATE has actually played in this fixture in its 118-year record.

This Saturday Sergiño Dest became the initial American to play in a game in between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid in the component’s 118-year record.

At the end of the game, Dest confessed that he was “satisfied to play in it however depressing to have actually lost it.” Concerning the suspicious penalty, Barça’s No. 2 admitted that he hadn’t seen it clearly.

Dest, with an American papa as well as a Dutch mother, is the very first American footballer to be part of the FC Barcelona first team squad. His official launching came in the final mins of Barça v Sevilla match, when he played on the left because of the injury to Jordi Alba.

Konrad de la Fuente was the very first to launching
There is one more American footballer, nevertheless, that was the very first to play a friendly match for Barça. On September 12, Konrad de la Fuente, the existing Barça B player, made his debut with the first string in the very first pre-season friendly against Nàstic de Tarragona.