Season 1995-1996: The historic 'double’ Atletico Madrid

Season 1995-1996: The historic 'double’ Atletico Madrid
Atletico staff poses with the two degrees obtained in 95-96 (Photo: Sports world)

There are seasons that are recorded in the history of a club and a hobby. The 95-96, definitely, It is one of the most important hobby Atletico Madrid because it was where his team won the league and Copa del Rey with complete worthiness. The historic double.

Specifically it was a 25 May 1996 when colchoneros Champions League national championship by defeating proclaimed 2-0 at Vicente Calderón al Albacete. Two historic club, Simeone Y Kiko, were the goalscorers. It could not be coincidence. The campaign was spectacular with Molina as goalkeeping competition, Milinko Pantic wreaking havoc on opponents with their faults and set pieces, Diego Pablo Simeone putting the claw in the midfield and Lubo Penev Y Kiko getting fed up front to score goals.

Alignment type the mattress set that historic campaign used the familiar classics run: Molina; Geli, Solozábal, Santi, Toni; Simeone, Pantic, Caminero, Vizcaino; Penev and Kiko. All of them, brilliantly directed from the dock Radomir Antic, They managed to score 87 points that League of 22 teams, the longest in history. only Valencia, precisely led by a heart as colchonero Luis Aragones, he fought until the last day to that team, standing at the gates of the championship.

Before that afternoon at the Calderon against Albacete, the Atletico Madrid He had proclaimed champion of the Copa del Rey in La Romareda Zaragoza with a goal Milinko Pantic, real revelation of the season, against him FC Barcelona in overtime (1-0). A magical and memorable season for the fans colchoneros.

 

 

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