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21:30 hours Of 15 May2002. from, time. of stadium Hampden Parkin Glasgow, Scotland, the end of Champions League in between Bayer Leverkusen And this real madrid, “I started the play!”, he said Worldin the midst of laughter, Cesar Sanchez, porter that night. “At the time someone else may have decided to give it a long shot, but I played it short helguera“, he recounts. The Cantabrian Central handed it Robert Charles, who, as usual, was listed on the left wing, a few meters in front of the midfield line. Started a sequence of touches, all with the left foot, leading to the best goal in history European Cup,
solar You like the ball from outside under pressure from Schneider and see Roberto Carlos running over the German winger Sebsen, There was a ball. “I thought the German was coming and I saw someone in white out of the corner of my eye, Everyone says the pass was bad, the pass was perfect, It would be bad if he had to control her. zizhou first hit, right pass“, laughs Roberto Carlos with this newspaper. Madrid’s ‘3’ came in front of his opponent, who was a few meters from the bottom line, but the only option to continue the game was above 190 cm from “Sebessen”. Had to pick up the ball. So he did. A blast in the Glasgow sky that went down to Sebesen’s left arm.” Zinedine Yazid Zidane,
The Frenchman, unmarked at the edge of the field, saw the ball land, planted his right foot on the grass and rolled his body to the left and then pushed it to the right at just the right time. Tock His left foot came up exactly at a ninety-degree angle and he flew off to impact the ball, which went into the top corner. Hans-Jurg Butt from your boot. they were something adidas predator mindBlack skin, red tongue and three white stripes on the tip. Football Planet’s shoes and 13 seconds of a play for history in the early 2000s.
“One such goal? In the final?”
“take take!”grit zizhou Running towards the band in perfect Spanish. That, a small flick of his right fist and a grin on the ground was his celebration. ,I celebrated more in the locker room“The figure ‘5’ shows,” confesses Roberto Carlos:zizhou He has been an example as a person. He is famous for his way of being, if it were more wonderit won’t have the history it has“. A restrained celebration for an unexpected goal, though not for everyone.” When the ball came out of Roberto’s boot and was already falling, he was already on the bench we knew he was going to kill her, We weren’t really surprised. Round the authentic from the left. people are surprised but it was normal for him“, recalls in this paper Francisco Pavani, Cesar was not impressed by Zidane’s idea: “It was no coincidence. If anyone could do that, it was zizhou, Just thought of that release… it’s amazing.” In the band, tony grandeDel Bosque’s assistant, I know, raised his eyebrows: “The volley was unexpected. Let’s see what he was preparing for, but we never thought it would be so perfect. With his short good legs, mid-height Feather … such a goal? In the final? we hallucinate,
A few seconds later, the brakes came and Zidane left Hampden Park with a serious expression, as if nothing had happened. His goal broke the boards that made up the Cayenne header. lucio After the opening goal of the resin, even after an assist from Roberto Carlos: “That goal has always been resin and I.A. was trained by, He knew the power of taking throw-ins and was very intelligent in making those moves. The second half was painful. Cesar was injured in the 68th minute and Iker Casillas, Relegated to a replacement during the last part of that season, he took hold of Santo’s streaks and finished ninth with Real Madrid with several saves in the final minutes.
last whistle of Urs Maier against Zidane on his knees, with his hands towards the British clouds and an eternal laugh that crossed Solari’s throat, the first to appear by his side for the celebration. Will share the path of life’s curiosities, in French and Argentina barnabu’s bench, Like the resin, third to embrace the Frenchman and now coach for Castilla. ‘7’ tried to lift Zidane in the air but he didn’t let himself go, and moriantes I started a rumble in which everything rejoiced. Pure relief.
“It was a salvation for Zizu”
“I believe that for Zizhou it was a moment of liberation, He lost the 1998 final, his seventh in Madrid, and it was the title he was looking for. I also think it was like that Figo, He is such a great man that it is reflected in the titles he receives”, refers to Caesar, similar to the wind: “It was signed by Figo and Zidane“.” After 1998, they had that tasteless, it was a very important title and I think it was a bit released. In your history, winning the Champions League marks everything,” Grande says.
on the same grass he saw 42 years ago Di Stefano, Puskas and Gentos Zidane anointed, lifting Madrid’s fifth European Cup in the fifth edition of the tournament a whole generation volley, Beautiful aesthetically and emotionally, less emotional than the seventh but anchored in the collective memory of Madrid as that goal Mijatovic In this Amsterdam Arena, “It was a great pleasure, but less than seventh, It was too much, it had been over 30 years to VI and it was very exciting,” Grande recalls.
I went down to the Hampden Park dressing room king juan carlos, “I have great memories of the king, who came to celebrate with us and was very close. My leg was shattered and I felt no pain,” admits Caesar, who despite everything for bad against fate. Doesn’t hold any complaints. Good luck getting injured in the end. ,Bitter? nerd… It’s getting sweeter with time. People remind me how unlucky I was, but how lucky I was to make it to the finals. A boy from the village who had never imagined ace in his wildest dreams. There was such a feeling that Caesar preferred to keep inside what he had said to Iker at the end of the match. “I remember, but i can’t tell you”, he jokes. “He had a bad year, we fought for the position and all emotions came out, most honest. It was a very stressful year.”
“Haba Muchsima Pressin”
was born under that pressure CenturyWin of Deportivo At the end of copa del rey Against Madrid at the Bernabeu. Two months ago, on March 6th, 100th birthday White set. An eternal blow. “We lost the Cup at home, it was the year of the centenary and Haba Mustaseema Pressin, In the end it was a feeling of liberation for all”, Cesar confesses, and the wind is still puzzled by some of the details of the celebration: “Ral and Salgado weren’t as happy as I was“, he laughs: “It was normal for them to win.” “Pressure? Normal One”, Tony Grande Relativity: “That Champions changed everything a little bit. instruction was changed And the club entered another era,” he explains, referring to the arrival of florentino prazzo In the summer of 2000. The one in Glasgow was the first of five European Cups that the President of Madrid has already submitted.
That summer of 2002, Brazil he will win World You Robert Charles He will become the first Brazilian to win Champions You world Cup, The winger will finish second at the Ballon d’Or ronaldo: “I think the team was too dependent on me. Ronnie I took the Ballon d’OrzWhenever I go to his house I tell him to let me take him home for a week”, joked Roberto Carlos, who has watched Madrid in the Champions League from the sidelines with Zidane on the bench. Shadow for his volley in the Madrid history books to put an ear.” Zidane has scored a bit as a player in Madrid but has been purposeful has given him more as a coachPawan assured.
That volley premiered the European magic of Madrid in the 21st century. “That goal, Iker delivers … there’s an aura, a feeling that when you play for Madrid, you feel these things can happen regularly,” thinks Cesar. a volley born from the younger’s judo Yezidoas he said same To his son Zinedine. young man born and raised in la castellane From Marseille, a poor and troubled area, it became a green belt on Tatami. Plastic, flexible, and will need to stretch as a ninety-degree volley. As if he knew what life is in store for him.
yes, disappointment with 20, Zidane maintains the peace, reservations and silence of that celebration in Hampden Park. Some shout, some point and the same last laugh that has touched the sky many times. No, yes, like that night in 2002.
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