Thomas Gravesen was a big profile in the Everton back in the early 00's. Therefore, this was riften for the dane's signature is also great, and the former player could choose freely between some big clubs.
It reveals the dane's former team-mate in Everton Lee Carsley in the podcast Gwlad Tidings, as the media, The Athletic stand behind.
And it's not exactly small clubs, such as Thomas Gravesen was put in connection with, before he eventually chose to sign with the Spanish team Real Madrid.
the Night before we spent the time together in the same apartment block in Liverpool, and he (Gravesen, red) came and said to me. 'Carl, I have to come down and talk with you.' So he came down to me and said: 'I have a decision I have to make. I can either go to AC Milan or Real Madrid. What would you do?' says Lee Carsley in the podcast, and adds:
- I was such a little. 'Let me think me about mate. I'm really not sure.' But it shows only that it was not only Real, who were interested in him. It was the top club sides in the world, which at that time was interested in him. So actually, we were not surprised by the shift. In fact, not at all.
"The top clubs in the world wanted to sign him."— The Athletic UK (@TheAthleticUK) May 31, 2020
Lee Carsley talks about his friend Thomas Gravesen's move to Real Madrid, including the story of the Dane wearing his Everton suit to his Bernabeu unveiling.
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And maybe Thomas Gravesen just had to adjust to his new life in the Spanish team. In any case, says Lee Carsley, to the Danish midtbaneprofil showed up to his presentation in Real Madrid wearing Everton-dress.
- So he ended up in Real Madrid, and the day after they presented him at a press conference, and we all sat in the canteen at Bellefield (Evertons training facility, red). He came out in his Everton outfit. He turned, not even his shirt. He still had his shirt on and his tie. I talked with him, and he was such a little 'I will have to represent the club'.
- But he deserved it. He was a good player. I played against many really good players, but Thomas was so underrated and appreciated them, he played along with the sounds from the Thomas Gravesens former team-mate.
Thomas Gravesen went on to play 149 matches in the Premier League for Everton, while he found its way to the cracks 11 times in his time in the English.
in Addition, he has been the past the big clubs like Hamburger SV, Celtic and, not least, Real Madrid. Thomas Gravesen has also 66 matches for the Danish national team at the cv.
today the work of Thomas Gravesen as fodboldekspert at Discovery Networks, where he among other things is an expert for international matches.
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