first_imgSingle twice in history the world champion valid played in Mestalla against Valencia. The first was in the preseason of 1981, when the Argentina of Kempes and Maradona they stepped on the Valencian coliseum. The second is 25 years old today. On April 27, 1995, the Brazil that had won the World CupA few months earlier, in the United States, he landed in Mestalla with the help of Paco Roig, who invested 80 million pesetas in which the Rio de Janeiro team faced Valencia, in Mestalla, in a friendly match.The Brazilian team, trained by Zagallo, lbequeathed to Valencia with some casualties such as Romario, Bebeto or Mauro Silvabut with world stars like Cafu, Leonardo, Juninho, Tulio, Adriano or Ronaldo Nazario himself, with only 18 years. Furthermore, with Viola arrived in Brazil, already signed by Valencia and who would join the Ché team the following season. Also, to add more sauce to the party, Roig reinforced Valencia de Parreira for this match with the Argentines Caniggia, Maradona’s lieutenant in the Argentine team; and Diego Latorre, of which it was said that he was among the future of Valencia.With these wigs, the duel had its attractions although it did not cause a stir among the fans who were thinking more about the League final and, above all, in the Cup semifinal, against Albacete, who would later give way to the final, against the Deportivo (end of the water). The duel ended 2-4, with goals from Latorre and Fernando, from a penalty, for Valencia; and Tulio (3) and Juninho, for Brazil, that was preparing the America’s Cup.last_img

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