BLACK NIGHT FOR FIGO
Luis Figo remembers his blackest night at the Camp Nou Classic
Published:30/10/2019 - 20:13h
Updated:30/10/2019 - 20:13h
Florentino Pérez won the presidential elections of Real Madrid in his first stage promising the signing of Luis Figo, which was finally formalized. In the Camp Nou Classics, the fans took it with him
The signing of Luis Figo by the Real Madrid in the year 2000 is considered one of the greater betrayals futbolísticas of the history. The Portuguese player, that carried five seasons in the Barcelona team, signed a draft agreement with Florentino Pérez in which if the current white president won the elections, Figo had to leave to the white group.
Unexpectedly, Florentino Pérez won them to him to Lorenzo Sanz that came to conquer the Glass of Europe, by what Luis Figo had to go to the Real Madrid or indemnify to Florentino with 35 million euros. The Portuguese, in spite of that arrepintió of his decision, saw forced to go to the eternal rival being repudiated for life by the fans of the FC Barcelona.
Of course, in the following Classical that contested in the Camp Nou, the barcelonismo took it with Figo. The luso was the attendant to launch the kickoffs of corner but, every time that it approached to the corner to execute one, fell him all class of objects: from bottles to a head of cochinillo that acabño doing famous.
The relate of Figo
In some recent statements of the ex Portuguese footballer collected by Sportive World, explained how lived in first person his turn to the Camp Nou like footballer of the eternal rival. "I was the attendant to launch the kickoffs of corner and was concentrated because it wanted to do my work of the most professional way possible", said, remembering later the avalanche of objects that fell him.
"It arrived a moment in which it could not because it was such the quantity of objects that fell that it would not know to say neither what was. The only that memory is that it came me well. By then, to me it sponsored me Coca-Tail and saw a bottle in the lawn and took it as if it was filming an announcement", commented, in humorous tone.
Besides, the ex player of Barça and Real Madrid admitted that the following day of this duel contested in 2002, could see the video in which it suffered the rain of objects. "The next day I had the opportunity to see in the newspapers that fell bottles of whisky, heads of pig… there was a bit of everything", sentenced.