• First Classification

Getting in front of

Marko Dmitrovic is


Or scary, it depends on the person.

194 centimeters of Serbian goalkeeper chiseled with care and dedication in the gym, the


that anyone who, for whatever reason, fears for his life would want.

Seeing him on the field, especially now that there is no audience and everything is heard clearly, further enhances his image of

a dangerous type

with whom you would not like to cross at dawn in a dark alley.


oh the prejudices

, the menacing totem image collapses in seconds.

It is enough to exchange a few words with him to discover that there is nothing to fear, that


starting goalkeeper

is an intelligent and calm boy, someone with whom you can talk about football for hours, because he

is passionate about his work


And also about his own career path, a career full of obstacles and difficulties in which he has finally found success.

His stature pushed him as a child to be a goalkeeper in one of the teams in his city,


, on the border with



He played up to three games every weekend, because there were hardly any goalkeepers at his club.

Even as a child he was so tall that no one noticed him when he played with boys two or three years older than him.

His gifts immediately caught the attention of the

Red Star

, the team of his heart, when he was 15 years old.

And that's when the problem came home.


"I told my parents that if they didn't let me go to Belgrade, I would run away from home," he explained some time ago in statements to the official Eibar media.

And the boy, between the tears of his mother and finally the support of his father

- both workers from an engine factory -

left for the capital of Serbia to fulfill his dream.

An objective that required a lot of self-discipline, since in Belgrade he lived in an apartment with



15-year-old boys

, without an adult to supervise what they were doing.

To their fate.

I didn't know how to take good care of myself.

It's an age in which girls appear, you like to party ... It was a sacrifice that made me mature very quickly.

With 16 years of age, mentally, he was already an adult,

"he explained to this newspaper a few years ago.

His wish to play for Estrella Roja, however, was never fulfilled.

At 21 he had to make a living and signed for the




Then he had an unsuccessful experience at English Charlton until he landed in


in 2015. Two years later, Eibar signed him in a seen and unseen after Yoel, today his substitute, suffered a serious injury during his vacation .

Since he arrived in

Ipurua, he

has been the undisputed starter, offering a level that has increased.

The current one is being the best season of his career: he already has seven clean sheets, a figure that only

Oblak, Courtois and Remiro


, with a remarkable 71% of saves.


Last summer it attracted the interest of more than one club.

The Valencia was intense, but it came to nothing after the policy of extreme austerity imposed by

Peter Lim


That of


was also important, but it did not materialize ... at that time.

Because if nothing strange happens, on July 1 Dmitrovic will move to


with the letter of freedom under his arm.

Eibar has done everything possible to extend his contract, but his goalkeeper has reached a cache to which the gunsmiths cannot correspond.

Even less if, as is the case, a competitor like Sevilla can sign him without paying a transfer.

Until then, he will continue defending the goal of an Eibar that tonight receives the leader in Ipurua.

An Atlético that travels with the losses of




(injured) and


, once the sanction of the FA for the matter of betting has been ratified.

A priori,

Felipe, Saúl and Vrsaljko will

fill their vacancies in an eleven in which, once again,

Joao Félix

is not expected


He will occupy a place on the bench alongside

Moussa Dembélé

, who could make his debut.

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