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Pedro says he is not bothered by the booing and denies rivalry with Gabigol at Flamengo |  Flamingo

Pedro says he is not bothered by the booing and denies rivalry with Gabigol at Flamengo | Flamingo

Hey Flamingo It beat Boavista 4-0, Tuesday, in the ninth round of the Carioca Championship. But the fans were not satisfied with all the players and booed Pedro when he left the field. The striker, who also received applause, scored Rubro Negro's second goal, but missed a penalty kick before being replaced by Gabigol, who received applause. After the match, No. 9 did not hide and asked to speak to the press in the mixed area of ​​the stadium:

Pedro says he is not shaken by the booing and denies the rivalry with Gabigol at Flamengo

– Pressure in Flamingo It was always there. Not only in Flamingo. I've always had pressure in my career. This doesn't shake me, it gives me more strength to want to do my best in every match. As far as Gabi is concerned, we've always been on very good terms. We have achieved great things together. They created this 'rivalry', but we always got along very well on and off the field. And the Flamingo And who benefits from it? Everyone must be at their best to help Flamingo – He said Rubro Negro's number 9.

Despite the positive result, Flamingo He missed many chances in the match against Boavista. Pedro scored a goal, but missed some good opportunities in the first half, and in the second half, he fired a penalty kick into the hands of the opponent's goalkeeper. The scorer admitted the bad night:

-I know it wasn't my best night. If I had my best night, I would have scored three or four goals. We won't always have a better day. I realize this. Not just me, but the entire attacking team could have scored more goals. We create a lot. But I am happy with the team performance. We played a good game defensively, under pressure, and offensively we created a lot of scoring chances. “It's about growing and developing to become more efficient in attack,” the player said.

The striker also spoke about his expectations of returning to the Seleção, now led by Dorival Junior. As the technician passes through FlamingoIn 2022, Pedro was one of the first selections and produced a performance that led to him being called up for the World Cup in Qatar.

Pedro missed a penalty kick and prevented Flamengo from extending the lead against Boavista at the Maracana – Photography: Andre Durau

—With Dorival I was very happy Flamingo. Not just me, but the team. We have achieved important achievements. I'm glad he's on the team. Works on Flamingo It's a show for me. He made me join the national team for the World Cup. Me as a player FlamingoI have to think big. There is no doubt that this is my goal. I hope to enter this course and achieve great things, not only in Flamingobut also in the national team – the central striker was added.

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