I couldn’t believe what I was watching when I saw Tevez being interviewed on an Argentine chat show. Almost every word he said would have sent a shiver through the heart of the loyal, adoring Manchester City fans who have worshipped the little maestro since he arrived at the club. They have continued to worship him even though he has more than once tried to leave and treated the club, and particularly the fans, with a lack of respect.
On this chat show Tevez said the following,
“There is nothing to do in Manchester. There are two restaurants. Everything’s small. It rains all the time, you can’t go anywhere. There comes a moment when you say, ‘where am I going to go with my family’, and you begin to feel bad. Of course you train, play, do things and when the family or friends come you feel bad. You can’t take them to the movies because they can’t understand anything. I will not return to Manchester, not for vacation or anything.”
Well thanks for that Carlos! I’ve been to Manchester and I can confirm that there are an awful lot of things to do. Greater Manchester is a city of over two and a half million people. It is a vibrant place that has just about everything apart from a beach and the sea.
It has a thriving night life with some of the most famous nightclubs in the country. The music scene is known throughout the world and there are many thousands of restaurants, not just two!
If eating out, clubbing or music are not your thing and you prefer some culture, there are six well known art galleries containing works by the Italian and Flemish masters as well as local artist LS Lowry. There are also eight museums displaying just about anything and everything you could think of.
If you are not into the pop and rock that Manchester is famous for, maybe you could watch the two symphony orchestras and one chamber orchestra that are based in the city. If you don’t like that then you could always take in the opera at the opera house or visit one of the five large theatres in the city.
Of course, you could still be bored Carlos. The only other things I can think of are the MEN arena which is the biggest indoor arena in the country and the other major sporting venues such as the Old Trafford test cricket ground.
The Manchester international festival might be worth hanging around for as it is a very famous festival which would give you a little bit of everything.
No, I think you are right Carlos. Manchester is boring and horrible. It has given you a home, shown you a huge amount of love and paid you an absolute fortune. Now you have decided to tell the city and its people to f**k off.
They would be better off without you.
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No I’m not bitter ColdTurkey. I’m not a Manchester City fan and I think I’ve only ever been to Manchester a couple of times in my life.
I am just really disappointed that a footballer can show such a lack of respect to the people who love him and help to give him everything he has.
Carlos lived in Manchester for five years and still cannot construct a sentence in english, and therefor it makes him a very stupid boy, he posseses no ability to learn anything, he cannot adopt to any situation in life, a man’s intelligence is based on his ability to learn
i agree with him, the city is boring and so is his people
carlos tevez was the best in man city but the fans didnt deserve that.
carlos tevez thinks man city wouldnt go far without him but they will in the premier and champions league they got balotelli his okay, david silva,than adebayor
Noob writer he never used those words – “Now you have decided to tell the city and its people to f**k off.” So why don’t you stop trying to put words in his mouth, this is one of the most biased articles i’ve seen on this website. In the same manner that you didn’t like what he’s been saying similarly he isn’t liking it there in city so you be happy with your city and let him be happy with his wish to leave. And Hell No i’m not a Tevez fan. “I would guess that Fergie is looking at… Read more »
Thanks for your input ‘Article writers dad’, it was interesting. Manchester is not my city. I am neither a Manchester City nor United fan. I did not say that Tevez told the city and his people to f**k off, I simply suggested that he might have well as done. It isn’t me that ruins relations between players and fans. It was Tevez who said that there was nothing to do in the city and that he never wanted to go there again. I am sorry that you think I’m a noob (knob?) My article is not biased because I have… Read more »
Thanks for your reply Graham Fisher, that was interesting too, nice to see that some writers do care to reply. But it took one hell of a reply to solve your article’s algorithm, just kidding. I loved the way you portrayed Manchester in your article. Frankly speaking, before reading this article i really thought if Manchester was really that small a city ? But you gave us a nice tour of the city. Having said that, this article really took a dig at Tevez. If i think as a Manchester City or United fan, before reading this article i would… Read more »
Two words for the author: Well put !! 🙂
I’m glad somebody finally said it…good job Graham.
I like Tevez, but you can’t treat people that adore you like this…
Respect the differences in people ffs…it’s a simple human gesture and the least you can do for a club that has provided enough to you and your family that could nourish an entire city.
Tevez is ungrateful and his misery is a consequence of that…