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B&B (Trailer): Latapy: How Yorke talked me into joining 2006 W/Cup campaign

“[…] He told me there was one piece of the puzzle that was missing… and I kinda knew exactly what he was coming with…”

Iconic Trinidad and Tobago footballer Russell ‘The Little Magician’ Latapy reveals how close friend and national football captain Dwight Yorke talked him into joining the Soca Warriors for the business end of the 2006 World Cup qualifying campaign.

Photo: Trinidad and Tobago captain and star Dwight Yorke (left) celebrates with iconic midfielder and close friend Russell Latapy after the final whistle at the Bahrain National Stadium in Isa Town, Manama on 16 November 2005.
Trinidad and Tobago won 1-0 to edge Bahrain 2-1 on aggregate, as they secured a spot at the Germany 2006 World Cup.
(Copyright AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

Look out for Latapy’s full interview on the Burdie and Barney Show from Wednesday 21 April, as we talk to the former Porto, Glasgow Rangers and Falkirk playmaker about his start in Laventille, the 1990 and 2006 World Cup campaigns, coaching Barbados, and a string of influential coaches—including ‘Gally’ Cummings, Bobby Robson, José Mourinho, and Leo Beenhakker.

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