From being cheated by Eden Hazard to watching teammates almost throw up from Krispy Kreme donuts – Watford star Andre Gray talks about football memories while the nation stays on Covid-19
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Live Gray Watford striker Andre Gray has used football’s temporary hiatus to recount some of his best memories of the game.
The 28-year-old took to social media to interact with fans during the Covid-19 lockdown, answering questions to keep in touch with Watford supporters who miss the beautiful game.
During live chat, Gray rattled through a range of topics, including the fastest players in the Watford squad, the best player he has ever faced, and some of the funniest practice moments.
Andre Gray has looked back at some of his best football memories while the game is on hold
Fans of Hornets were eager to get some foreknowledge of the star and wasted no time asking him who is the best player he has ever played with.
Gray took little time to think and immediately made fans feel nostalgic for a certain Brazilian who graced Vicarage Road in recent years.
“Richarlison,” Gray replied matter-of-factly. “I think he surprised many people when he came here.
Gray remembers how Eden Hazard turned rings around him and his ex-teammates at Burnley
GRAY AT WATFORD
Total PL performances – 112
PL targets – 24
PL helps – 7
Wins – 29
Losses – 59
There is a stereotype about how Brazilians play, all the tricks and glamor of their game. But he has grit and he is suitable for the Premier League, as he plays, we knew immediately. ‘
Gray was then promptly similarly asked about the best player he has ever encountered.
“It’s Eden Hazard. I remember when he played against us at Burnley with his laces untied and just running around like he was training. ‘
Many fans were eager to know which moments in Watford training are long in the memory, putting Gray on the tangent line with a large amount of sweet snacks.
“We have nice moments. I’m going to say, we did a challenge last season, which was the fastest to eat a pack of Krispy Kreme donuts.
“Almost throwing up people was quite funny. It was heavy.’
Gray lifted the lid on funny challenges himself and his Watford teammates get involved
Special praise was then chosen for young Senegal forward Ismaila Sarr, who was the star of the show during Watford’s recent sublime and shocking win over league leaders Liverpool.
When asked who is the fastest player on the Hornets team, Gray added, “That’s easy, Ismaila Sarr.
‘[He is the] By far the fastest player I’ve ever played with. You can’t get close to him. ‘