La Cartuja Stadium: The finals of the King Cup

La Cartuja Stadium: The finals of the King Cup
Mendieta's historic goal at the La Cartuja Stadium (Youtube)

Olympic Stadium La Cartuja It will be the new venue that will host the final of the Copa del Rey the next three years. Thus, Sevilla will become the capital of the Spanish football, at the least for a day, and will receive two hobbies you celebrate a title hopeful with his team.

Along the history, La Cartuja hosted several finals of the King Cup and also Davis Cup tennis. I must say that the Spanish team managed to get hold of the salad bowl on both occasions, first against the United States in the year 2004 and later against Argentina in the year 2011.

The goal by Mendieta CARTUJA

One of the historic final that was played at this stage the Valencia and the Atletico Madrid in the year 1999. The team of Claudio Ranieri It was far superior to the athletic and won by a convincing 3-0 a doublet Argentine forward 'The lice’ López. But nevertheless, the goal that made history that day was scored by Gaizka Mendieta.

Valencia's captain was one of his best form and would lead to the team in the coming years. That afternoon broke through who controlled with his chest to throw a 'hat’ to beat two defenders and beat Molina. Definitely, a goal for Valencia CF history of his fans remember perfectly.

Another team to which the Seville stadium brings good memories is the Real Zaragoza. Maños managed to prevail in the disputed final year 2001 al Celta de Vigo. The Galicians went ahead with a goal from the Russian Mostovoi but the Aragonese turned it three goals from Xavi Aguado, Jamelli and Yordi. = aRk_Cz6g-Ig


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