I won it all with Barcelona and starred in the Premier League but now I’m carving out a shock career in new sport | The Sun
A FORMER Barcelona star who played with Lionel Messi is now pursuing a different sporting journey.
The ex-striker even graced the Premier League for four years in a career that took him around the globe.
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He won LaLiga four times between 2008-2011 and the Champions League twice in 2009 and 2011.
After that he joined Ajax on loan for a season where he won Eredivisie before a permanent move to Stoke followed.
Most recently the 32-year-old played for Japanese side Vissel Kobe, where he was released in December.
Since then the man in question, Bojan Krkic, has continued to pursue his other sporting love – gravel cycling.
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He revealed it was love at first sight when it came to the sport and he loves to get out on the trail whenever he can.
Bojan is also part of a new cycling brand called Guava which was founded in Barcelona, with former team-mate Andres Iniesta also a part of the project according to AS.
Speaking about the new venture, Bojan said: "I think that when I enter this project it will be to stay and that I continue to be linked to cycling.It is a good way to combine sport and social activity.
“I could participate soon to be in some races. I'm going to prepare for it.
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I have always liked the bike, even as a means of transportation, but for about five years I have loved gravel. Whenever I can, I go out to do my routes.
"Regarding soccer, it also serves as training, because as it has no physical impact it allows you to travel many kilometers without damaging the body."
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