The incredible story Bernd Schuster in the final of European Cup 1986
The character of Bernd Schuster always was (and it still being) very strong. German starred in a host of curious stories throughout his career. Today we will focus on his incredible story at the end of European Cup held at the Sanchez Pizjuan Sevilla Year 1986.
The 7 May already cited 1986 They faced the FC Barcelona and the Steaua Bucarest in a match that would decide the champion of the continental showpiece. The Catalans were given the great opportunity to raise the first European Cup its history and, of course, everything seemed propitious to make it so. Nothing is further from reality.
Barco de Terry Venables
Sevilla's stadium filled to the brim and barcelonistas vast majority of followers how could it be otherwise. The Barca, directed by Terry Venables, absolute favorite for the win. The Catalans had suffered a lot to reach the final. Sparta Prague, Port, Juventus and Goteborg rivals were left on the road equipment Nou Camp. The first two fell thanks to goals scored in the attacking half while the Swedes defeated by 3-0 in the first leg and Barca had to overcome at home thanks to a hat-trick Pichi Alonso that forced overtime. Barca managed to pass in the penalty shootout.
Meanwhile, the the star He had a simpler way. The Budapest Honved Hungarian, Kuuysi Finnish and Anderlecht Belgian were rivals. Romanian accessed the end with lambskin. Everything worked against, but they knew pose a tough game and 'ugly’ the benefit.
The FC Barcelona, very nervous, He not managed to pierce the goal of Helmuth Duckadam who would become the true hero of the game. It was the minute 85 when there was the incredible story that would happen to history. The German Schuster He was replaced by coach Terry Venables. The face was a real poem footballer who retired directly to the locker room and left the stadium disappointed tremendously.
Apparently, the relationship between the coach and the player was not the best from the beginning. He explained Schuster, English trainer asked his march to sign another foreign player (at that time allowed only two per team) but finally the German continued in the club. The most curious thing happened on the road between the stadium and the hotel.
You can not be here, On the radio they say he's playing!”
Schuster tracksuit stood and took a taxi. When the driver saw him I could not believe it: “You can not be here, On the radio they say he's playing!”. Barca midfielder arrived in time to see his wife penalties. Steaua scored only 2 of 4. But Helmuth Duckabam, Romanian goalkeeper, stopped the 4 launches champion making his team surprisingly.
That night and the incredible story ended the Barcelona stage Bernd Schuster. The following season 1986-1987 the club would not enrolled and, although coaching, He did not play. It was then that Leo Beenhakker She spoke with him to take him to Real Madrid which at that time presided over Ramon Mendoza. 'The blond’ merengue wore the shirt for two seasons before joining the Athletic becoming one of the only two players who have played on three teams.