Honda rider Marc Marquez and his brother Alex Marquez have been invited visitors at Premier League facet Manchester Metropolis forward of this weekend’s British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
Apart from the standard photograph alternative, Marquez revealed he was invited to a two-hour lunch by Metropolis supervisor Guardiola.
Marquez says he was in a position to study rather a lot from Guardiola on tips on how to strategy his life in sport.
“Yeah, in fact we had a very nice chat with Pep and I need to say because of Manchester Metropolis, however particularly Pep Guardiola’s group as a result of it was a pleasant discuss,” Marquez mentioned on Thursday at Silverstone.
“However then they invited me to lunch, which was not within the plan, and we have been speaking for almost two hours as a result of it was a pleasant discuss and I really feel good.
“When each individuals really feel good the whole lot is less complicated.
“We speak about many issues however was very nice as a result of you may study many issues from Pep and one of many issues was this, the psychological facet, tips on how to strategy conditions, tips on how to survive within the sporting world as a result of he informed me – and it’s the right factor – ‘it’s at all times the current, the individuals at all times neglect what you probably did prior to now and it’s not necessary what you probably did prior to now if you end up within the current’.
Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Staff, Manchester Metropolis supervisor Pep Guardiola
Photograph by: Dorna
“And within the current you’ll want to present the whole lot and this about psychological facet is necessary to know.
“Once you retire you may take into consideration the previous, however if you end up using, within the second, you’ll want to take into consideration the current and that’s what we’re doing now.”
This weekend’s British GP marks the primary because the COVID-19 pandemic started, with a sold-out Silverstone set to welcome a full capability crowd.
Marquez comes into the Silverstone spherical eleventh within the standings following a tumble late on within the earlier Austrian GP, by which he completed fifteenth.
The Honda rider was requested if he was frightened in regards to the pressure the bodily nature of Silverstone may have on his recovering proper arm, however he admitted it was too early within the weekend to consider that.