On February 11, 2021, the Polish Football Association announced in an official statement that Jacek Góralski tore the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee during the friendly match of Kairat Almaty with the Belarusian Brest Movement (0: 2). Góralski returned to the game after eight months in a match between Kajrat Almaty and FK Aktobe (2: 1). “In the match, my knee went inside when I twist my body and I knew immediately that it was something serious” – said the former Jagiellonia Białystok player at the time.
Jacek Góralski was disappointed with Paulo Sousa. “Words will remain words”
Jacek Góralski revealed in an interview for “Przegląd Sportowy” that he had received a promise from Paulo Sousa, former coach of the Polish national team. As it turned out, the Portuguese did not keep it. “I received an assurance from Paulo Sousa that if I could only get back on my feet, I would get a calling from him. Well, I came back, played and didn’t get called. I’m not a child and I know that sometimes words remain words. The staff only contacted me. physical preparation trainer “- he said.
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It turns out that Paulo Sousa was also supposed to visit Góralski in Almaty, the capital of Kazakhstan. “The coach announced that he would come to Kazakhstan, but in the end nothing came of it. Apparently, the visa issues stood in the way of my arrival. I think that if Sousa had been willing, he would have called me, or at least someone from the staff would have seen me after my return to the pitch.” after an injury “- added the Polish representative. What does Góralski think about Sousa’s departure? “I will not say, I was very surprised,” he admitted.
Who, in Góralski’s opinion, should replace Sousa? “There has to be someone with the egg to inspire the team to fight for everything. There will be no rematch here” – he said. Jacek Góralski went to Kajrat Almaty in January 2020, leaving the Bulgarian Łudogorniki Razgrad for a million euro. The former player of Wisła Płock played 29 matches for Kajrat and the club won as many as 20 of them.