Fernão de Magalhães made the circumnavigation and accompanies, in recreation kind, the Portuguese handball Heroes of the Sea in this World Cup marketing campaign, which takes place in Sweden and Poland, from the twelfth to the twenty ninth of this month. With the first cease in Kristianstad, house of Group D, the Selection has a number of cables to double, the first with Iceland, adopted by South Korea and Hungary. In this try to show the planetary world round, Paulo Pereira yesterday formalized the name for the 18 sailors he can have, gathered them after the festivities once more in Rio Maior and, amongst them, are the brothers Martim and Francisco Costa , the latest ones. worldwide A in the historical past of the sport in Portugal as, aged 17 years and two months, he performed in opposition to the Netherlands in qualifying for the World Cup in April 2022.
Despite the maturity and liveliness of the area that earned him the selection of the greatest younger proper again in the world by Handball Planet, a specialised portal, when speaking to journalists, an embarrassed Kiko prefers to offer the ground to massive seat brother, Martim, 20 years outdated, at the finish of coaching the place even the objectives scored in a futsal match served as nice celebrations and good humor to compensate for the work that awaited the group with the ball in hand .
“Playing with my brother is a matter of pleasure. Although we play daily at the membership, in the National Team it is a particular feeling, a dream”, defended Martim, whereas the youngest had moved away from the media highlight. It will not be the first massive competitors for the left-back, who additionally performs as a middle again and made his debut in the squad for the Euros in Hungary a yr in the past, however this time the Sporting participant hopes to get in on the motion. “It can be a really particular feeling if you exit on the area with the colours of our nation. I’m going to assist us obtain the very best classification”, promised Martim, dedicated to “getting the essential factors” to entry the important spherical. “We have a superb group and it’s with that mentality that we’ll go into each recreation. He was injured two years in the past [joelho], I did not have excessive profession expectations, however my purpose has all the time been to characterize the national group. Mine and my brother’s. We work together for this daily. Playing in the World Cup is everybody’s dream”, concluded the 20-year-old participant, giving option to his brother who, regardless of the scrolls that make him the marvel child of handball, off the area proved to be the boy he’s , however together with his toes mendacity on the floor.
“It’s an enormous pleasure to be in a World Cup at 17 years outdated, I do know not everybody can do it, however I’ve to thank all the individuals who have been with me since I performed handball. As for the awards, I attempt to summary myself from every thing and deal with what I understand how to do, which is to play handball”, mentioned the right-back, attempting to take care of a severe tone in his speech whereas goalkeeper Gustavo Capdeville, like a chalk , tried to distract him. Kiko, nevertheless, was not disarmed. “Being at the World Cup is each kid’s dream, being right here with my brother, who can be small, is unimaginable. Here we wish to succeed”, he assured with out holding again his laughter, and concluded that his dad and mom, Ricardo Costa, coach of Sporting, and his mom, Cândida Mota, ex-international, had simply suggested him to do “what’s greatest know” and have enjoyable.