Praise From Legenda Juventus For Indonesian Football
Juventus legend, Edgar Davids, while serving a photo request for fans in Jakarta. (Photo: Ulfa Gusti Utami/VOI)

JAKARTA - The former player who is also a Juventus legend, Edgar Davids, is currently in Jakarta. He attended a tour entitled Juventus Vilage at Lippo Mall Kemang which will take place on January 27-29, 2023.

This is not the first time Davids has visited Indonesia. He was again amazed by the atmosphere of football lovers in Indonesia which was so extraordinary.

The man from the Netherlands witnessed for himself the enthusiasm of football lovers, especially Juventini, in Jakarta.

It's amazing to be able to come to Jakarta and Indonesia again. The supporters and the atmosphere of football are so thick that they feel like they're wearing football. For that I'm happy to be here," he said during a press conference, Friday, January 27 afternoon.

Edgar Davids is a Dutch footballer born and raised in Suriname. With his place of birth, he felt the situation was not much different from Indonesia.

Therefore, Davids did not feel awkward and even seemed happy and felt close to the habits of the Indonesian people.

"I've been to Indonesia a lot and have a lot of friends here. Moreover, I am a descendant of Suriname who has almost the same tradition as Indonesia, that's why I like and like the food as well as the friendly people," he explained.

He also hopes that his presence in Indonesia will make Juventus fans love and support his club in the future.

"I hope that fans will love Juventus and fans in Indonesia even more solidly supporting the Bianconeri in the future," he said.

In addition to presenting Edgar Davids, Juventus Village events also present various activities such as games. Starting from football billiards, FIFA 23 tournaments, drabling challenge, football simulators,law machines, and glambots for football lovers, especially Juventus fans.

Juventus Village's main agenda is a trophy exhibition, jersey, and provides various information about the club from Turin. Interestingly, the Juventus Village agenda will also be held to watch with Edgar Davids when Juventus face Monza in the last 16 of the Italian Cup, Friday, January 29 evening WIB.

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