They Said Goodbye With A Win!
Pride overcame sadness – Athletics fans are crying tonight, but out of luck, because are cheering for Atletico! It seems, never haughtier and prouder they were prior to this night and victory in the second leg semi-finals of the Champions League over most fierce rivals. These 2:1 was not enough for the sensation. Actually, it was very far from the passage to the final, but the end of the game in the stands was greeted as if Cholo Simeone and his warriors are going to Cardiff.
The main reason is, of course, the Vicente Calderon. The famous stadium that slowly goes into well-deserved retirement and which tonight after last hosted a European spectacle – that is all that environment that had been created in recent days – have made tonight that not a single tears don’t fall because of sadness, but of joy and pride. Or it may not have been tears, but sweat. The sweat of the working class.
And how not to sing so proudly?
Be careful now, this evening was 143. The Athletics European games at the Vicente Calderon. What do you think, how many they lost? You’re unlikely to guess. A staggering 14 ?! Only 14 ?! Since 1966, when the stadium opened, in 2017, for more than half a century! The League and Cup Champion 4 in the Cup Winners Cup 3 and in the UEFA Cup 7.So weep Atletico, you should cry! And the sky over Madrid cried. It was pouring …