‘A hat-trick in the quarter-finals, but a finalist…’ Moura “cried a lot” as he remembers 18-19 UCL
Tottenham have announced on their official website that they have parted ways with Moura, whose contract expires at the end of the season. Moura joined Tottenham from Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) in January 2018. After playing alongside Son Heung-min and Harry Kane for about five and a half years, Moura was heartbroken to leave his old team. “No matter where I go, my heart will always be here. This is my club. I will always be a Spurs,” he said.
Moura played his final game at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Tuesday. After taking the field as a second-half substitute, he was overcome with emotion as the final whistle blew. He wiped away tears as he greeted his teammates and the home crowd.
Football London published an interview with Moura. Moura considers the best moment of his career to be the second leg of the 2018-2019 UEFA Champions League (UCL) quarterfinal. He miraculously scored a hat trick to send Tottenham to the final. “It was an unbelievable moment. I don’t know how to explain it. Footballers play for moments like this. It’s a moment I’ll keep in my heart for the rest of my life. I’ll show it to my kids in the future. It was very, 안전놀이터 very special,” he said.
However, Moura was relegated to the bench in that final. 메이저놀이터 Harry Kane had returned from rehabilitation. “It was complicated,” Moura said of his feelings at the time. I wanted to start,” he says, “but I was more focused on winning the game and winning the title. Of course, I felt bad about the result. I cried a lot because I had a great desire to win,” he recalls.
Moura added: “The Champions League final is not a place that every club can reach. I’m also very proud of the runner-up medal.”
To the Tottenham fans, Moura said, “You have supported us so much in the five years we have been together. I can’t think of anything but thank you. I will keep it in my heart forever. I love the Spurs. It was a great adventure to play for them, and I always tried to make them happy. I tried my best. My passion, how much I love Spurs, and how much I love soccer, playing for the fans was amazing. I will always be a Spurs player.”