Today, Marten Waasdorp left the team. What a sad news considering the fact, he was one of the oldest taking in account the time spent in the organization. Waasdorp was brought to Celtic Brno only nine days after Vilhelm Rolfsson, who remains the oldest non-Celtic raised player on the squad. Waasdorp was very loyal to the club, spending here six seasons. In his first season he managed to play in only five games, in other seasons he played 14 games in average. His best season was season 29, when he managed to score 4 goals in 11 league games. This season was very unfortunate for Marten, as he appeared in only two games. Some groups of fans were quite unpleasant with the situation and they revealed their opinions on facebook. To quote some:
“Coach Justich is gay. What is he thinking about? He should give Marten much more space.”
“I hate to say it, but Justich and benisippo are out of their minds. How can they leave such a valuable player on the bench!!??”"
You got the idea.
Now this is something nobody expected. Marten was even sold under his price, because his estimated price was around 17 000 000 CZK, but he was sold only for 5 960 000 CZK, which is still much more than we got him for.Let’s see how the fans will comment on it.
Another thing is that he was slowly losing his place in the roster, especially when Henning Pömpel arrived. Well, somebody had to go, that’s for sure, we are just deeply sorry it is Marten. We wish him good luck in the new team, Super Porongo from Argentina, where he should fit into their A-team.
Another guy who feels really bad about the trade is Durk van der Hoff. The fellow Dutch defence man commented the trade:
“It is always sad, when you see a good friend go away. Marten helped me a lot during my first months in Celtic. I stayed at his place before I got my own, he toughed me some Czech phrases and introduced me to the rest of the guys. I owe him a lot, I will miss him a lot. But you know, that’s football and I’m sure he will find new home in Argentina. I cannot wait to visit him during the off season.”
If you are interested in Marten’s stats, check it out: