Marco Reus’ will turn 30, May this year, an age were retirement has a higher probability, Captain of Borrusia Dortmund, Reus believes his team can do the impossible, ahead of tonight’s champions league the second leg against Tottenham.
Reus is yet to lift a major trophy in his club career and has been so unfortunate with injuries, from missing Germany’s world cup win in 2014, to the Euro’s 2016, but Marco Reus has always bounced back, something he believes his team can do today.
Marco Reus in his pregame presser said “If I need to play 120 minutes to put us on top, I am ready. 100% effort is the key to making the impossible possible. We know we’re capable of achieving the impossible. It’s important to believe we can do it.”
“We are not happy with the current results. However, it’s important to remain positive and put an end to our mistakes. We’ve got to get out of this situation stronger as a team.”
Dortmund’s only major trophy in the Reus era has been the 2017 German Cup. And the final was hardly the attacker’s finest moment, Reus had said he “would play the final on one leg if necessary.” but Thomas Tuchel subbed him off at half-time.
Borussia Dortmund has a shot at the German Bundesliga title, the first in almost 7 years and also have a chance to progress to the champions league Quarter-final.
Born in Dortmund, Reus started playing football at 5, but his professional senior career began in 2006 marked with many injury setbacks, In 2014, Reus was in stunning form after 16 goals and 14 assists in 30 Bundesliga appearances, the crowning moment of his career was to be at the 2014 world cup.
Set to sparkle in Brazil ten days before Germany’s opening group stage encounter, Reus said “A dream was shattered from one second to the next,” after sustaining an ankle injury in a friendly against Armenia ruling him out of the world cup.
Reus suffered another ankle problem in Germany’s UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier with Scotland, missing five games, but a misbehaving groin muscle ruined his ambitions of featuring at UEFA EURO 2016.
He lifted himself off the treatment table, after 185 days out to score twice against Legia Warsaw in their UEFA Champions League group stage 8-4 win in late November 2016.
Marco Reus has continued fighting, despite persistent leg injuries which have threatened to send Reus into retirement.
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