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‘It seems like a movie’ – Braithwaite eager to return to action

Martin Braithwaite, FC Barcelona
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Martin Braithwaite says he cannot wait to get back to the pitch after the coronavirus epidemic has run its course.

FC Barcelona brought in Martin Braithwaite from Leganes in February as a part of an emergency signing following Ousmane Dembele’s long term injury.

The Danish international had a promising debut setting up Lionel Messi for two of his goals in Barca’s 5-0 thrashing of Eibar.

Braithwaite could only feature thrice in La Liga in his new colors before the outbreak of coronavirus forced football in Spain to be suspended.

There is a long way to go before the situation returns to normal. And while the 28-year old insists that he tries to draw positives from it, he cannot help but notice how movie-like it is.

“I try to find the positive side to all this. I don’t know if this will take a long time or not, and I’m taking it day by day,” Braithwaite was quoted on the club’s official website.

“When we found out about all this, it was a very strange feeling. It’s like a movie.

“When this is all over, I think it will be fantastic. We will be looking forward to playing. What do I miss the most? Being on the pitch and feeling like a footballer.”