Ruiz and the umpteenth lesson of Luis

first_imgMiguel Ángel Ruiz, former player and captain of Atlético, recalled on the website of the Madrid club the final of the Copa del Rey played in 1985 against Athletic Bilbao. Ruiz praised the figure of Luis Aragonés, Atlético coach in that final: “We had the experience of two League Cup finals against Real Madrid and Valladolid. In Copa del Rey we had no experience in this regard, but it was secondary because Luis Aragonés had us aware. We could end the season well. It was a calm tension. The good thing was that it got intensity but always leaving you room, I knew who to push and how far “.Miguel Ángel Ruiz played from 1977 to 1987 in Atlético. In that team there were many players trained in the rojiblanca quarry: Rubio, Quique Ramos, Marina … Ruiz was the captain of that generation of footballers trained at home. He won the aforementioned Copa del Rey in 1985 and the Spanish Super Cup the following season. Later he went to Malaga. The rojiblanco captain continued talking about the final cup: “In these games special work is done in the week and there is no more pressure on the previous one, because you already know what is being played. Luis put us on the board and spoke slightly about the rival but said that what is important is what you are going to do on the field and he explained to us. We knew Athletic very well, we were very good at it and we were very prepared for that game. “ Ruiz admitted that it was “a very important moment in his career, for all that generation of the club, that we came in droves from the branch. In that final seven footballers were from the quarry. We had been at the club for about eight years without winning a title. In that season we had been on the verge of winning the League against Barcelona and we had lost the final of the League Cup against Real Madrid. It was a game that we could not escape “Ruiz added in the video that Atlético broadcast.last_img

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