Barcelona Star Responds To Critics After Copa del Rey Winner

Ansu Fati
Ansu Fati

Barcelona attacker Ansu Fati has responded to the criticis after his winning goal in the Copa del Rey this week.

The 20-year-old has not been able to cement his place in Xavi Hernandez's starting line-up this season after a tough spell with injuries.

Fati was still called up to the Spain squad for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar last year, although former Luis Enrique reveals he was a last-minute pick.

Barcelona 'Ready To Get Rid' Of Copa Del Rey Hero

The African-born winger scored an extra-time aganist CF Intercity in the Copa America and he was delighted to end his drought.

 “I am very happy for the goal and for going through, a striker always feels confident to score," Fati told Mundo Deportivo. 

"Although there is a lot of talk, I am calm, working every day because with work everything will come, I will give everything for this club and for the fans who support me so much.”

Fati also looked ahead to Sunday's blockbuster LaLiga clash against Atletico Madrid in the Spanish capital.

“We have no doubts, we are still leaders in the league and we have an opportunity to continue being so, in the dressing room we are convinced of what we are doing," he added.

"We know it will be difficult, it is true that beating them last year with a great game was a turning point for us, but that was at our ground and there it will be more complicated, it is a difficult stadium, but we are convinced that we can go out and win to continue being leaders.”

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