Jack Grealish turned down Rio Ferdinand’s request for an interview.
Manchester City drew 1-1 with Bayern Munich in the second leg of the quarterfinals of the 2022-23 season European Football Association (UEFA) Champions League (UCL) held at the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany at먹튀검증 4:00 am (Korean time) on the 20th. . With this, Man City advanced to the semi-finals by beating Munich with an aggregate score of 4-1.
Man City’s situation was relaxed. This is because in the first leg held at home, Rodri, Bernardo Silva and Elling Haaland scored and won 3-0.
Nonetheless, manager Pep Guardiola was not vigilant. Despite the noise inside Munich, he made it clear at the pre-press conference that he would not be vigilant. With a three-point lead, there was a possibility of rotation, but Guardiola brought out the same lineup as in the first game.
This worked. As it was held at home, Munich overwhelmed the game, but Man City blocked Munich’s attack well with organized defensive movements. In the second half, Haaland’s opening goal came out and took the lead. Joshua Kimmich scored an equalizer at the end of the second half, but he kept his concentration until the end and kept the score.
Man City players were overjoyed at advancing to the semifinals. After the match, Grealish celebrated with his teammates and passed by where the British media ‘BT Sports’ panels were standing. In this situation, Grealish received congratulations from Ferdinand, Joleon Lescott, and Owen Hargreaves, and had a meeting time, such as shaking hands with them.
Thinking about the amount of broadcasting, Ferdinand wanted to conduct an interview with Grealish. According to the British media ‘Express’, Ferdinand asked for an interview, saying, “Okay. Good job. Grealish. Come over here and say a few words! Welcome.”
But Grealish refused. He refused Ferdinand’s request, saying “I can’t. I’m not obliged to do an interview today! I just want to enjoy the win, take care of yourself.”