Verstappen’s skills as a football coach with a nod to Alonso

Verstappen’s skills as a football coach with a nod to Alonso
Verstappen’s skills as a football coach with a nod to Alonso

03/07/2024 at 16:52

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In the middle of the Euro Cup and with the Netherlands qualified for the quarter-finals after defeating Romania (0-3), Max Verstappen was subjected to a very special test.

The Red Bull driver, the clear leader of the World Cup, put his skills as a football coach to the test Mobil 1 The Grid and prepared his ideal alignment with the drivers on the grid.

The Dutchman opted for a clear defensive approach with a line of eight made up of practically all his rivals on the track. The central position was reserved for his teammate, Checo Pérez and, stating that he is not an “ordinary coach”, he placed Ricciardo and Hulkenberg on either side of the Mexican with Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris on the wings. Between them, Albon, Leclerc and Piastri. The goalkeeping position He reserved it for Japanese Yuki Tsunoda (RB).

Ahead of this ironclad defence there are only two exceptions: himself, positioned as the only attacker “to score the goals” and Fernando Alonso, positioned alone in the centre of the field. distributing play as an attacking midfielder.

The rest of the grid was left out of the 11 of coach Max Verstappen.

 
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