Mohun Bagan's Fran Morante receives an emotional surprise after returning home to Spain

KOLKATA: Mohun Bagan Spanish defender Fran Morante He had a beautiful welcome when he arrived at his home in Córdoba on Wednesday after a long and hectic journey from Kolkata that had started on Sunday.

His two dogs, Miko and Lolo, were extremely excited to see him after more than nine months and were not ready to let him go. My dogs went completely insane when they saw me, Morante said Thursday.

The Spanish players, coaches, members of the coaching staff of Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan and Eastern bengal He left town on Sunday morning and arrived in New Delhi on Monday after a nearly 30-hour bus ride. They then boarded a special flight to Amsterdam in the early hours of Tuesday before arriving in Madrid on Wednesday. Morante then went to Córdoba.

It was a very hard and tiring journey. Thirty hours in bus, cumulative 10 hours of flight journey, two hours by train and one-day stopover in Amsterdam. We were in a group which made things better. The great thing about the trip is the gift to meet my loved ones again, added Morante, who played an extremely crucial role in Mohun Bagan 's I-League-winning campaign. The best part was the hug with my girlfriend especially after having not seen her for so long. My girlfriend had also prepared a very emotional surprise for me in which my friends had sent audio clips for me. It was a very nice surprise for me .

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Morante was planning to marry his girlfriend Elizabeth in June. However, due to the current scenario, it has been postponed. We had to postpone the wedding due to the Covid-19 situation. But, now is the time to enjoy with the family, he said.

First Real Murcia Players consider the 2019-20 season to be incredible. I don't know where I will play next season but for me this season has been amazing and we emerged as champions of the season I-League . The Mohun Bagan fans have been great to us, added Morante.