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Jed: Do you really watch Spanish Soap Operas?
Gino: I watch soap operas and I watch a lot of movies. They are comedies and suspense films. And I play Playstation 3 and the only game is Pro Evolution. It is a long pre-season.
Jed: Why do you like Spanish soap operas?
Gino: It is like a serious show about soccer players that is not really real. It is not very good, but it is alright. It is good to spend the time watching. I also spend to a lot of time seeing my wife and daughter on the internet so I can see them everyday.

Jed: Why does Guille and Steve call you fat?
Gino: I do not know why, I am not fat. They are fat. You have to ask them first why they are fat. I look great right now. I don't care what people think, I care what my wife think. And the big problem for me and Guille in America is because we have dinner at 6:30 pm and we are so hungry by 11pm. In Argentina we eat at 9pm. In Argentina people wake up at 12 or 1pm, they have breakfast then. Then you spend all day with your family and eat at 9pm. On Sundays I would go to my grandma's house and she would make pasta for 30 people. She is from Italy. But, 6:30 is too early for me, I get hungry at night.

Jed: What do you like to eat at night time?
Gino: Nothing special. Chicken, pasta, or beef, whatever. For me it is perfect to have a nap and have my Mate (herbal tea from Argentina) and then eat at 9pm.
Jed: How long are your naps?
Gino: Two or three hours, depends on how tired I am. I never put alarm. I switch off my phone and I sleep.

Jed: Tell us about Guille?
Gino: He is too old. He listens old music. It is awful music. Guille is a good guy though. Before I came here I hate him. Because my whole family are River Plate fans and we hate him. But now, I like him, he is a good guy. He is very humble. He have some problem: he have to change his music, and his hair, my grandfather wear his hair in 1945. He is a good room mate. He cleans the room and the kitchen.
(Guille immediately turns on his Braveheart anthem)
(Guille starts chantting)
Gino: No put on your awful music, this music puts me to sleep. Show him.
(Guille puts on Bruce Springsteen-If I should fall behind)
hahaha, this is awesome.
Guille: He likes music from Puerto Rico. No think him, only blah blah blah blah. So, I listen to what she (the woman in the song) is talking about. She say if he can wait for her if he die.

Jed: Gino tell us about any sleeping habits Guille has.
Gino: The only problem we have is that it is too cold and he does not want to put the heat on. So, if I get sick it is his fault.
Guille: It is okay, no need heat.
Gino: He does not like play playstation with me.
Guille: I don't like, it is for children, not for me. Gino is a children.

Jed: Tell us about soccer.
Gino: Nothing. We train good. And I cannot wait to start the season. And we see what happen this year. We have a good team and good locker room.

I hope everyone enjoys this blog and I am so glad to stay on this team and with my team mate, they are the best team mates I ever had. And it is a pleasure for me to play with Guillermo Barros Schelotto because he is a legend in Argentina.





13 comments:

The Ritz cracker earring is a nice touch.

February 13, 2010 at 11:21 AM  

i'm seriously enjoying this blog. Thank you guys for being so down to earth and giving fans a way to feel more connected to you. it's so fun to get a "behind the scenes" look.

February 13, 2010 at 1:28 PM  

As "anonymous" said above: We really enjoy reading the blog guys :-)

February 13, 2010 at 2:16 PM  

HA! I love the cracker- genius!

February 13, 2010 at 2:56 PM  

Yeah the cracker is classic. I'm lovin' the blog and looking forward to rocking the house on March 9th. Dos a cero!

February 13, 2010 at 3:18 PM  

My sides hurt from laughing so much. Thank you!

February 13, 2010 at 3:26 PM  

"..my grandfather wear his hair in 1945." LOL No not the hair!!! Someone told me Guille's got "the best hair in the league"!

February 13, 2010 at 4:04 PM  

This blog is amazing! Jed, I hope you keep it up throughout the season!

I'd love to see a video of these interviews with Gino and Guille though...

February 13, 2010 at 4:48 PM  

Thanks, guys! I can't wait to read this every day...keep it up!

February 13, 2010 at 8:18 PM  

Gino is a Leyend.He allways play 110% for us.I hope Gino play many years with the Crew.Also he is so beautiful and sexy!!! I love you Ginooooooo

February 14, 2010 at 3:15 AM  

We love how you guys represent our city. Keep having a great time and leaving your hearts on the pitch. Go Crew!

February 14, 2010 at 2:14 PM  

Ginooooooooooooo

February 14, 2010 at 7:06 PM  

This is hilarious! I'm in a coffee shop and I can't stop laughing out loud. Thanks guys.

March 1, 2010 at 8:37 AM  

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