first_imgNelson Augusto Tomar Marcos was one of the Betis players who in October 2009 passed influenza A, a pandemic before this fearsome one that now plagues the entire world. That forced to suspend a Second match against Villarreal B because there were 13 sick green and white players, but Nelson revealed in Maisfutebol that the Covid-19 is more scary: “I had a hard time, but this virus is more scary. The cases increase every day and people are worried. The measures are, of course, more severe. You hardly see anyone on the street, unless you have a need. ““At Betis in 2009, almost half of the squad fell. He felt terrible discomfort, had a dry throat and a very high fever. I lost a lot of weight. I played again two weeks later and in the first part I thought I was going to die. It was complicated, but from what I have seen this pandemic is going to be much more important and will last much longer, “says Nelson of his experience. The winger celebrates having enjoyed numerous classics of great rivalry, such as Boavista-Oporto, Benfica-Sporting, Benfica-Oporto or Betis-Sevilla: “I choose the classics between Benfica and Porto! As a child I already lived these games in Cabo Green and there were always some bored. In the country I have always lived them intensely. But Betis-Sevilla is also a world top. In the city there is no talk of anything else during the week. The atmosphere is very beautiful. “ LaLiga Santander* Data updated as of April 11, 2020last_img

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