Hamsik is Slovakia’s greatest ever – Sylvestr

first_imgNapoli star Marek Hamsik should be regarded as Slovakia’s greatest ever ahead of former Liverpool centre-back Martin Skrtel, international team-mate Jakub Sylvestr feels. The 31-year-old will win his 108th cap for Slovakia if he features in Saturday’s Nations League encounter against Czech Republic to become his country’s most-capped player, erasing previous record holder Miroslav Karhan’s name from the record books.Hamsik has not only impressed at international level throughout his career, but has also shone at club level, deplacing the legendary Diego Maradona as Napoli’s all-time top goalscorer.  Article continues below Editors’ Picks Man Utd ready to spend big on Sancho and Haaland in January Who is Marcus Thuram? Lilian’s son who is top of the Bundesliga with Borussia Monchengladbach Brazil, beware! Messi and Argentina out for revenge after Copa controversy Best player in MLS? Zlatan wasn’t even the best player in LA! Sylvestr grew up in the same city as Hamsik – Banska Bystrica – and even though they did not play together at local club Jupie Podlavice, he vividly remembers how his compatriot made a big impression at a young age already.”I know Marek very well,” the Beitar Jerusalem attacker told Goal. “We grew up in the same city and our fathers played together. We went to the same football academy in my town. I have known him since I was eight or nine years old. He was always a big talent in Slovakia.”He was two years older, I would leave the pitch and his team would enter in a lot of games and tournaments at our club. At that time he was regarded as a huge talent already. As he got older, he continued to progress and develop. I think he has always been a big player at all his clubs and he proved that he is the best in Slovakia and one of the best in the world.”He worked really hard, taking these small steps in his career. Then he went to bigger and bigger clubs. A lot of people in Slovakia say, ‘oh he is not that good’ and we don’t really appreciate his success in Slovakia. Sometimes I think people are a little bit jealous.”I can tell you that he is also one of the best players that I have ever played with. For sure, in the world too. He is good with his weaker left foot and it is basically just as good as his right foot. He is really talented and he is possibly the best in Slovakian history.”He had been competing with Martin Skrtel for the best player in Slovakia award every season, espescially when Martin was at Liverpool. But for me, Marek is the best. Skrtel was really tough, a destroyer in defence and a great player, but for me Marek has everything. Shooting, passing, crossing and great vision. He is amazing to watch. For me, he is the top one.”Hamsik has enjoyed a fine career at Napoli, but many feel he could have represented an even bigger club. Sylvestr, however, is adamant the Serie A side are a huge team already.”I think he at in one of the best teams in Italy, it is unfortunate that he never won Serie A,” he added.”I think it is great that he has spent 10 years there. He beat Maradona’s record and he is loved in Naples. I think he could have done it somewhere else and it isn’t exactly like Napoli is Livorno, their fans are incredible.”last_img read more

Mouser stocking ultra-low-power Bluetooth low energy 5 module from Panasonic

first_img Continue Reading Previous Renesas expands microcontroller options for servo control in industrial robotsNext Verification environment leverages digital twins for automotive SoC design Mouser Electronics is now stocking the PAN1762 Series RF module from Panasonic. The ultra-low-power Bluetooth Low Energy 5.0 module enables the transmission of large amounts of data in connectionless environments, providing a compact solution for Internet of Things, beacon, and mesh network applications.The Panasonic PAN1762 module, available from Mouser Electronics, is based on the Toshiba TC35680 single-chip controller, which provides an Arm Cortex-M0 processor core with Serial Wire Debug (SWD) interface and 128 Kbytes of flash memory. The module integrates standard Bluetooth Low Energy profiles in addition to Serial Port Profile (SPP), and offers three types of operation: host mode, AT command mode (coming soon), and a stand-alone mode that eliminates the need for an external processor.The PAN1762 module’s Bluetooth 5.0 features enable a high symbol rate of 2 Mbits per second using the high-speed 2M PHY or a significantly longer range using the Low Energy-coded PHY at 500 Kbits per second or 125 Kbps. A high output power of up to 8 dBm and the industry-leading sensitivity of the TC35680 (-105 dBm at 125 Kbps) in combination with the Low Energy coded PHY make the module very attractive in applications where a long range is required.The module offers 18 GPIOs, shared by two I²C, SPI, and UART interfaces; four PWM outputs; and five ADCs. Housed in a compact 15.6 × 8.7 × 1.9 mm package, the device’s low current consumption provides an ideal solution for battery-powered applications. The module is also pinout compatible with the PAN1760A and PAN1026A Bluetooth modules, enabling designers to easily migrate previously developed software.The PAN1762 module is supported by the PAN1762 Evaluation Kit. The all-inclusive kit features two USB dongles for developing, running, and debugging code, while breakout headers allow developers to connect sensors and devices for prototyping.Share this:TwitterFacebookLinkedInMoreRedditTumblrPinterestWhatsAppSkypePocketTelegram Tags: Boards & Modules last_img read more