Joselu Mato was born in Germany but grew up in Silleda. He has always felt like a follower of Celta de Vigo but, After passing through the Real Madrid youth academy, he also has a white heart. In 2010 he met Carvajal at the Factory and now they are brothers-in-law since Joselu’s wife is Melanie Cañizares and the Madrid player’s girlfriend, her sister Daphne.
This has meant that the former Alavés striker has had no major problems getting a ticket and traveling to Paris in-person to see the Whites’ final against Liverpool. The one from Silleda took the opportunity to take photos and post them on Instagram. The Arc de Triomphe, the stadium of the final, and other postcards worthy of the event.
The final destination in Paris has been a stop along the way while looking for a new destination after leaving Alavés. The striker had disagreements with the property of Alavés and with the Sports Director, for which he did not accept the renewal offer from the Victorian club. Celta, Valencia, and, above all, Espanyol have been interested in his services. The Barcelona club seems to be the best placed to take him, but they also have offers from abroad. Joselu is going to give himself some time to decide.
The Galician is Alavés’s top scorer in First Division history. In the last three years, he has scored 36 goals. 11 in the first, another 11 in the second, and 14 in the recently completed one. Many of them were penalties, but the maximum penalties also have to be transformed. In addition, he has been the LaLiga player who has won the most aerial duels in the 2021-22 season.