Pujols’ message to Cardinals fans

New Angels first baseman Albert Pujols was asked while meeting with reporters on Saturday what he would say to Cardinals fans, who rooted for him in his first 11 years, are heartbroken with his decision to leave town and may have a hard time accepting why a player would decide to play somewhere else.

Here was Pujols’ response: “You know what, it was hard for me, too. It’s been hard for almost a year. Obviously, you don’t want to blame anything because I’m a guy that I don’t look for blame, how my first two months of the season were. But, you know, it was hard, and it was emotional, and obviously you’re going to have some people and friends and family that are agreeing with you, and fans, and you’re going to have other people that don’t like it. And you know what, at the end, you know what, that you can’t control. But what I want the fans to know is, I love them, I respect how they treated my family, I respect the support that they have given me for 11 years, and I thank them for helping me be the man that I am today, because if it wouldn’t be for that city, I wouldn’t be here today.”

Pujols’ 10-year, $254 million deal includes an extra 10 years for after he’s done playing, which will have him serve as a consultant to owner Arte Moreno.

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We’re just totally shit aren’t we? I can’t stand even watcnihg the highlights let alone a full match of the pathetic mostly foreign imbecilic wankers. Then you get Aquilani making his debut for Liverpool and throwing himself into overhead kicks in the pentalty area and someone in the crowd had a banner with him dressed gladiator-like in the colosseum with “Il Principino” emblazoned on it. It just makes you feel sick.Please get yourself a Palermo scarf if you have to be amongst disgraceful interisti. Someone should blow up football !!Then you get a third division side from Madrid Alcorcon with a stadium capacity of 3000 thrashing Real 4-0. Now that makes me smile.

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