Franz Beckenbauer says Dante looked like he had ski boots on against Porto

As previously mentioned, Dante is hot garbage. This hasn’t escaped the notice of Franz Beckenbauer, who was the opposite of hot garbage as a player. Cold recycling? Whatever. He was a good defender.

Now he’s honorary president of Bayern Munich, which lost 3-1 to Porto in the Champions League quarterfinal first leg. In the game, Dante did this:

So Beckenbauer said this:

“Well, Dante. He just needs to stop the ball. Were he from Iceland, or from the north pole, then I would say he still had his ski boots on. But like that: ‘terrible’.”

Now I’m imagining Dante skiing down the Alps. And now I’m imagining Dante fumbling knock-kneed to a stop at the foot of a mountain, and Ricardo Quaresma swooping in, spraying snow in Dante’s face.


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