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De Jong: Still makes me proud knowing I play for Barcelona

Frenkie de Jong says he still pinches himself about being a Barcelona player.

De Jong is in his second season with Barca after arriving from Ajax.

He said: "I still have moments when I drive to the training centre, see the blue sky and the sun, and suddenly realise: I am at Barcelona.

"That still makes me proud. I have to make the best of it."

However, he also admits he is tired of criticism online.

"If you play a good game, they say you're one of the best players in the world. If you don't play so well next week, you're not even good enough to play at all, no matter what club.

“People are shouting loudly because they want to be heard. The other side of social media is that you get a lot of support from supporters, if they love you. But I don't actively look for comments under my social media posts. I don't spend that much time on it."


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