Gustavo Poyet and his curious anecdote while playing for Real Zaragoza

Gustavo Poyet and his curious anecdote while playing for Real Zaragoza
gustavo Poyet, one of the heroes who were part of the squad of Real Zaragoza who won the Recopa (Vavel.com)

gustavo Poyet It is one of the great players in the history of Real Zaragoza. Uruguayan footballer reached the whole hand Year 1990 and he remained in their ranks to 1997. With blanquilla T disputed 294 official games he scored 80 goals and won two titles: The King's Cup 1994 Y historic Recopa 1995.

Uruguayan its good track record in the Spanish League allowed him to jump into the Premier League where he wore the jersey of Chelsea during 4 seasons and the Tottenham in others 3. Successes gustavo Poyet They continued as he got a new Recopa with the blues in 1998, a FA Cup Y European Super Cup. Precisely at the end of this last trophy his team defeated Real Madrid with his goal.

Obviously also it had an important role in the national team. With celeste Uruguay enjoyed a total of 26 internacionalidades scoring 3 goals. His biggest success was the Copa America won in 1995 in an edition that was held in his country.

BOOTS Gustavo Poyet

But nevertheless, Today we will focus on its stage in the Real Zaragoza and especially in a most curious story starring the charrúa. In a match corresponding to the day 23 the historic season 1994-1995, Local they received the visit of Real Valladolid in La Romareda. Suddenly, Uruguayan footballer began making gestures to the bench and it seems he had a problem with his boots. Quickly, utilleros went to the locker room with new

After several minutes, at last gustavo Poyet He could approach the band to carry out the change of boots. According to the player himself recognized, one of the cords had broken. Boots and new, 11’ zaragocista entered again in the field and it is here when it happened most curious of this story. On the next play a cross from the left was finished off the back of the net by the protagonist of this story. yes, The goal was scored… with the head. Television cameras captured the entire sequence of the play in question.

The goal was most opportune as it served for local achieve victory by 1-0. That 25 February 1995 Real Zaragoza directed by Victor Fernandez He formed with: Cedrún, Belsué, Watery, Cáceres, Poyet, Aragon, Nayim, García Sanjuán, Geli, Higuera and Esnáider. Pardeza Y Cafu They entered the minute 84 to replace Higuera and at the same Poyet.

The team finished seventh that league but qualified for European competition thanks to the aforementioned Cup Winners Cup won the historic final that pitted him to Arsenal with the legendary gol Nayim.

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