Teresa Herrera trophy 1996: Botafogo wins the final Depor's shirt

Teresa Herrera trophy 1996: Botafogo wins the final Depor's shirt
Botafogo players played the final against Juventus shirt with Depor (Photo: EFE)

The Teresa Herrera trophy It is one of the most prestigious and important summery Spanish football tournaments. Not in vain, is one of the oldest on the national scene as it began to be played in the year 1946. Although in recent years these tournaments have been losing weight to the point that it is increasingly difficult to keep them going, organized by the RC Deportivo Coruna holding up.

Today we will focus on the Year Edition 1996 which he had a level much poster, as usual in this tournament. On the one hand, the host RC Deportivo Coruna and the Botafogo Brazil played the first semifinal. For another, Juventus Y Ajax Amsterdam sides met in the second. The winner of each of the meetings would dispute the final.

The Botafogo Brazil was able to beat Depor by a score of 1-2. The deportivistas went ahead with an early goal Txiki Beguiristain spot the minute 6. But nevertheless, Brazilians were able to give the back to score goals from Bento Y Tulio Costa (Star Team). Thus, albinegro set qualified for the final.

In the other semifinal of that Teresa Herrera the last two finalists Champions League should clarify who would face Botafogo. The Juventus (who had already beaten the Dutch top flight European football a few months earlier) He gave no option to its rival and endorsed a humiliating 6-0 with a hat trick de Padovano In addition to the goals of Del Piero, Amoruso y Di Livio. Almost nothing.

Depor 'PLAYED’ THE FINAL

But what really this edition of the Teresa Herrera made history was the story of the final tournament. Botafogo Y Juventus They should fight for the championship title but apparently both teams traveled to his usual attire of striped blanquinegras. The solution (used even in a World Cup) It was homespun. The Depor He lent his shirt to Brazilians, yes, They jumped onto the pitch with his shorts and socks official.

logically, the coruñés public who attended that final soon became identified with the combined Brazil since sported T-shirts Deportivo La Coruna. Who knows if that was the reason why the Botafogo, Against all odds, He was able to impose penalties on the Old lady after a spectacular match that ended with a historical marker tie 4 goals with extension including. The scorers of the Italian side were Amoruso (three times) Y Vieri. By Brazilians marked Thulium (triply) Y France.

Thus the Botafogo He achieved its first champion title Teresa Herrera (He had been runner-up in 1959). yes, the players picked up the prestigious trophy huge and dressed in his official t-shirt with the black and white stripes.

 

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