The day the Cholo Simeone Atletico Madrid destroyed

The day the Cholo Simeone Atletico Madrid destroyed
Cholo Simeone in his time as player of Seville (Photo: Teinteresa.es)

The Cholo Simeone is, most likely, one of the people most beloved by the Atletico fans with Luis Aragones. Both they defended the red and white shirt first as a player and later from the bench. But nevertheless, in the case of Argentina, Today we remember the day when his two goals helped to defeat the Atletico Madrid.

Put yourself in context. Simeone He reached the Spanish Liga hand Sevilla FC from the Pisa italiano. Argentine midfielder played for assembly Nervión for two seasons (1992-1993 Y 1993-1994) in which thanks to its claw and pundonor made a hole in the Sevilla fans.

A 10 October 1993 the Sevillian set received in the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan al Atletico Madrid. The party marched 0-1 for colchonero thanks to a goal by Moacir (subsequently played for Sevilla). In the minute 61 party, Manolo, visiting striker, He was sent off for a second yellow so the locals had more than enough time to try to turn the marker.

It was then that the figure of Cholo Simeone He took center stage. Proved his arrival from behind and stunning header, Argentina scored two goals very similar (the second one in the 89 party) who served for his team to achieve victory. Striking the second effusive celebration of the many taking off his shirt.

Sevilla-Athletic Rivalry

What nobody knew is that precisely the Cholo Simeone It was to be the main reason for the birth of a great rivalry between the Sevilla and the Athletes that endures to this day. The Argentine left the Andalusian city toward the Vicente Calderón to reason 450 million pesetas. The Sevilla fans called him a traitor and pesetero, which makes it clear that his departure did not sit well.

The rest is history. With the red and white shirt managed to win first as a player, being key piece of equipment that failed, among other things, the historic double of the season 1995-1996. Subsequently achieving national titles as coach (including other League) as well as international, putting the equipment into two late Champions League also.

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