Jonathan Reis has immediately a point behind his career. The former striker of PSV and Vitesse is still not fully recovered from the serious knee injury that, in 2010, he climbed and is no longer actively looking for a club.
“I have my last official race a year ago played. It is not more,” says the now 29-year-old Trip Wednesday in conversation with the Eindhovens Dagblad.
The Brazilian attacker was in 2007 by PSV to the Netherlands and began in the youth of the Locals. Three years later – after a turbulent period in which Travelling was caught in an alcohol and drug abuse, and he his terminated contract had to earn, like Journey, finally to break through.
In december 2010, he walked heavily, however knee injury after a collision with Roda JC goalkeeper Przemysław Tytoń. “That moment was perhaps the worst thing as a footballer you can see”, looks to Travel back at that time. “I have still pain in the knee and a football on top-level impossible, but it is nothing compared to what I felt.”
The duel with Roda proved to be his last match for PSV. The Locals wanted to Travel after his rehabilitation period, not for several years to capture, then the peak in december 2011 a contract signed for Vitesse. He came up to the 54 official matches for the people from arnhem and scored twelve times.
Trip becomes heavily injured after a duel with Tyton. (Photo: Pro Shots)
“I was brash and did dumb things’
After his contract with Vitesse in 2013 and was dissolved, became the career of Journey into decline. He played first for years at smaller clubs in Brazil, was a few months under contract with the Turkish Boluspor and left in 2016 to Japan. Trip hoped this week to sign with a club in Indonesia, but decided to decline.
Looking back on his career Journey especially sorry that he is in the early years of his career transgressed to alcohol and drugs. “I was brash and did stupid things, which I would never do that. It was totally irresponsible,” said Trip, especially with a good feeling look back on his period at PSV.
“I’ve been with Fred Rutten may work, the best coach I’ve ever had. A great trainer and especially a good man. Someone with a heart for his players, where you every second for the fire to go. He has me, despite all my mistakes yet chances given.”
Journey played a total of 68 Premier league matches and came therein nineteen times to score.