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Claudio Bravo
Gender Male
Ethnic Chilean
Job Chilean Footballer
  Chile Captain
Desc Claudio Bravo helped muscle out Joe Hart at Man City when he was drafted in as one of Pep Guardiola’s first signings. A series of high-profile mistakes, however, meant that the Chile international failed to establish himself at the Etihad Stadium, and he was relegated permanently to the bench in 2017 with the arrival of Ederson

Affiliation

Org Chile National Team
Club as Player Manchester City
  Barcelona FC
  Real Sociedad

Relationship

Wife Carla Pardo Lizana

2015 10 31 Retrieve

[Claudio Bravo, Chile’s senior team goalkeeper after the U-17 side’s exit from the U-17 World Cup] Don’t give up on your dreams. It might be so difficult to attain them, but there’s a lesson to be learned! Keep going, guys!

2015 12 19 Retrieve

[Barcelona goalkeeper Claudio Bravo on World Cup Final compared to the European champions 3-0 semi-final victory against Guangzhou Evergrande] It’s definitely going to be spicier

2016 08 25 Retrieve

[Manchester City confirm signing of Claudio Bravo for £13.75m] I’m very proud to be joining Manchester City. I know the club is building something very special and I hope I can be part of many successes in the coming years. I have followed City’s progress in recent years and know some of my new team-mates from the Copa América.

It is not easy to leave a club like Barcelona where I had two fantastic years, but the opportunity to work with Pep Guardiola was too good to refuse. Now I will challenge the other great goalkeepers the club has and together I hope we can win many trophies

2016 08 25b Retrieve

[Cruyff’s ideal of goalkeeper] I know I am going to have to participate not just as a goalkeeper but also as a centre-back

[Bravo did not see it like that of course, so he competed, dealing perfectly with the pressure, an open determination about him] I have come to play everything. I know what I am capable of and what I am worth

2016 10 20 Retrieve

[Claudio Bravo admits his red card set up Manchester City for a Champions League hiding at Barcelona led by Lionel Messi’s treble] It changed the course of the game. We were playing very well, creating opportunities. It is what it is, football is like that. It is a game of mistakes and correct decisions. It’s just bad luck I was the person that changed the course of the game

They have a team that is very difficult but we were playing well, we were comfortable, especially in the first half. It was clear the game changed after the sending off

2017 01 28 Retrieve

[Chile vs Portugal. The Chile captain, Bravo, who missed the second half of Manchester City’s English Premier League campaign because of a calf injury, was emphatic after his outstanding penalty shootout performance] It was not just luck. Towards the end we were quite tired but we were still passionate - playing with our head and our heart.

2017 07 08 Retrieve

[Claudio Bravo after losing the Confederations Cup final] We’re going away with the feeling that it could have been us posing with the trophy for the cameras

2018 08 20 Tweet

[Man City fear Bravo could miss rest of season through injury] It doesn’t matter what happened, or how bad it seems today, life goes on, and tomorrow no doubt will be better.

2019 10 26 Retrieve

[Why Bravo & Alexis idols stand with protesters amid government crackdown] Our water, electricity, gas, education, healthcare, pensions, medicines, our paths, forests, the Atacama salt plain, the glaciers, our transport have been sold into private hands. Anything else? Isn’t it too much? We do not want a Chile for the few. We want a Chile for everybody. Enough.

2019 11 08 Retrieve

[Claudio Bravo doesn’t doubt his own ability either and, while he hasn’t started a Premier League game for 18 months] I have always been a very positive person, I have always believed a lot in myself and I always trust myself. I never experienced thoughts of missing out, quite the opposite. I want to contribute to the team. I’m a very competitive person and I always set high expectations for myself