Simon Makienok experienced on Thursday, an emotional night. The 28-year-old Danish striker celebrated after a year of injuries to his back and with a goal in the opening three minutes for FC Utrecht against the amateurclub Excelsior’31 (1-4) in the first round of the TOTO THE Cup.
“It’s such a nice feeling to it. I have experienced so much since the day I came here. I’ve had a lot of luck and a lot of disappointment and sadness to be known. At that time, all you can do is to dream of a comeback, as the latter. It was all the hard work worth it,” said Makienok, with tears in his eyes from RTV Utrecht.
“I know that there was a risk to play it because of the evil artificial turf, but they wanted me to stop. Every time that there is fluid in my knee, was seated, and all the minor setbacks, had not stopped. To stop it, I’ve never thought of before. In order to get me to stop, you know.”
Makienok was a bit disappointing, Excelsior’31, which leads into the Third Division on Saturday, after more than an hour of game play, and some are in the injury time of the second half with the final score at 1-4 due to a proposal from Issah Abass on there to type it in.
The players and coaching staff of FC Utrecht have been very happy with the results for Simon Makienok, after his goal against Excelsior’31. (Photo: Pro-Shots)
“Where did I get this support you to deserve this?’
Makienok was the focal point of the event. He was a rich hugged by his team mates and serenaded by the remainder of fans that he is still in the picture, it went off.
“The fans, the club and the team: everyone always gave me tremendous support. Sometimes, I thought to myself: what am I support to you to deserve this? I can not thank you enough. I would like to give something back by goals and very important for the team,” said the six-time international.
“I would be lying if I say that I would never have thought of: would it still be good? Will I ever be myself? This was a very difficult period in my life, not just in my voetballeven. But I’m trying not to focus on the things that I can do to change it. And, I think, is that I am in the best possible way that you’ve made.”
Makienok and plays in the summer of 2017, for FC-Utrecht, the netherlands. He was taken from US Palermo,, it came since to be only six official matches in the shirt of the Domstedelingen, because of the anterior cruciate ligament afscheurde.
Luck turns ADO, from within the cup, Utrecht, the netherlands along the amateurs of Excelsior’31
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