Schalke 04: Former star Raul fights back tears on TV – then starts crying with these comments
Hardly any player has fans the past few years Schalke 04 Electrified as Raul Gonzalez. The Spaniard spent just two years chasing goals for the Royal Blues and made his way straight to the hearts of the fans.
Even after he left Schalke 04 Many fans follow him. Raul is currently the coach of Real Madrid’s second team. Now the former S04 star had an emotional moment and started crying on Spanish TV.
FC Schalke 04: Raul fights back tears on TV
Raul spent 16 years at Real Madrid, scored 323 goals in 741 games and is an absolute legend at Los Blancos. But the Spaniard is also still popular with Schalke fans. Many fans are eagerly following his coaching career and hope that one day he will return to Gelsenkirchen and coach the royal team.
This is the career of Raul Gonzalez
- 1994-2010: Real Madrid
- 2010-2012: Schalke 04
- 2012-2014: Al Sadd Sports Club
- 2015: New York Cosmos
The 44-year-old is currently in charge of Real’s reserve team, and according to several Spanish reports, he could soon coach the first team as well. Another legend bid farewell to Los Blancos’ first team on Monday: defender Marcelo will leave the club after 15.5 years. Raul was also present at his farewell, holding back his tears for a long time during Marcelo’s speech.
Raul, ex-S04 star, bids farewell to Marcelo: “Thank you legend!”
The Brazilian thanks the officials, his teammates and above all Raul, who was the first captain when he arrived. “I want to thank you now too, because when I came you made a very big gesture towards me. As a leader you taught me a lot. You and your family gave us a basket of many things and I will never forget it. I haven’t only looked at you since then as a role model,” says Marcelo.
Raul also becomes emotional and cannot hold back his tears. “We had many role models in football and I wanted to follow your example. I am leaving today and I want to thank you. I had a role model with you, which I never told you about. I want to thank you personally,” Marcelo continues, thanking Raul.
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The former star of Schalke 04 had no say in the farewell ceremony, but he paid tribute to Marcelo on social media. “Thank you!!! Real Madrid legend. All the best to you and your family in the future”, writes the Spaniard.
Incidentally, it was also upsetting when Raul Knapen left in 2012. Many tears flowed from the fans and player that day when he left Schalke 04 after two years and joined Al Sadd Sports Club. (oh)