A year ago I arrived in Hungary (Magyarorszag in Hungarian) from Cairo. During all this time I have lived a thousand situations. How can it be otherwise, some have been good and others not so much, but if I had to take stock I am satisfied with my work; basically because I do it from the heart, from the passion I feel for sport in general and handball in particular. Nothing is comparable to the emotions so beautiful that I feel every time I enter the training or video room and when we play a game, regardless of the competition. I say it many times: I love my job and I take it very seriously. I look back and think about the nonsense I did when I was a player … instead of taking advantage of my free time, investing my savings better and, above all, learning more and wanting to be better every day. Of course, that era did not last an eternity and I stopped being an automaton when I landed in Valladolid, a moment that was a clear turning point in my career.
Having lived a large part of my life without internet, as we have known it for the past ten years, makes me appreciate how useful it is. As a coach, he opens many doors and helps me a lot every day to prepare my workouts and especially to grow as a person. Having so much information available – as long as you know where to look and, most importantly, what you want to look for – is something that is not paid with money. I’ve never been a great reader, but now my iPad tells me that every day I read more and more time;)
Living in Veszprém is peace, tranquility and zero stress. The city where the Queens of the Austro-Hungarian Empire were crowned is beautiful, not very large and all its inhabitants breathe to the rhythm of the Veskprém Telekom. And if you are looking for a more vibrant city, a European capital with a more international atmosphere, Budapest is a stone’s throw refuge. The words fall short to describe the Magyar capital.
Time passes and fast. I have many dreams that I want to fulfill, challenges to achieve and paths that I want to go through before arriving. What I pursue is not successful, I want to leave a mark on this sport that cannot be erased with one more title. Something bigger than that. Until I get it, I won’t stop. It is my only plan, my only objective.