Mikkel Hansen and Paris Saint-Germain, it’s over. “Give me a moment. Two seconds “released the star very moved, Wednesday evening, at the start of his farewell speech to PSG supporters, after ten seasons in the capital and before returning to Denmark, in Aalborg.
“We spent ten absolutely incredible years, very good times, we won incredible titles. But as in sport, we also had very hard times.estimated Hansen, 34 years old.
Arrived in Paris in 2012, he became one of the best handball players of his generation. During his ten seasons at PSG, Hansen won the championship nine times. However, he will always have failed in his quest for the Champions League, he who is world champion (2019, 2021), European champion (2012) and Olympic champion (2016) with Denmark.
“It will always be difficult to accept to leave this way from a club that is close to my heart. But that’s life. »
Following a knee operation in mid-March, he suffered from phlebitis coupled with a pulmonary embolism. He is obliged to undergo treatment for four to six months, based on anticoagulants, which is incompatible with a high-level contact sport. He thus ended his season with PSG, following the adventures of his teammates in the stands.
“Unfortunately, this was not how I had dreamed of leaving hereslipped Hansen. To tell the truth, it was really difficult to accept, it will always be difficult to accept to leave this way from a club that is close to my heart. But that’s life. Thank you to everyone and especially to the public. The support has been incredible, even in very difficult times. »