Valencia CFTOHis great successes – Cup champion and finalist of the Recopa – the series B logr
ANDlAtalantahas written an amazing page on theChampions historythis season. Debutante in the competition after finishing third in Serie A, he reached thefifth day of the group stage with one point and 12 goals against. He was sentenced for all the factors involved in football, except for math. Win the last two games andHe qualified for the round of 16 with 7 points. It is a team with hardly any experience and araqutico palmarswith a soupCupwon in the60s, when he was in the Serie B. There are details of the history of Atalanta that explain therebel character of the team,who accompany by abiker legwhen he plays in San Siro.
One of thenicknamesLombard Club isthe Dea(the goddess). Theirfoundersthey baptized the clubin 1907howAtalanta, figure of thegreek mythologyabandoned by his father who only wanted sons. Breast-fed by a bear, she took refuge in the forest wherebecame a great hunter, consecrated to thegoddess Artemis. According to the mythology was punished for desecrating a sacred place and became one of the lions that pull theCibeles car. Herona, s; Goddess no. Butnobody stop calling her the Deain Italy for that.
Atalanta is also known by the nicknameneriazzurri, derived from its colors. But his shirt was not always black and blue, nor striped. In1920merged onAtalanta (black and white) and Bergamasca (blue and white)and his shirt became half black and half blue. It was not until two years later (1922) when theteam features stripes, which are automatically associated with the historicalInterof Miln that was founded a year after 1908.
The Atalanta requested theUEFAplay your Champions League home games in San Siro – after being approved byInter, Milan and town hall-. The Bergamasco stadium, which the club bought from the City Council recently, was this summer infull remodelingand, in addition to doubts about meeting UEFA’s requirements, see its capacity reduced to16,000 spectators, while in the group stage he has registeredan average of 30,000 spectatorsIn the Milans enclosure.60 kilometers separate both citiesand the displacement is done in all types of vehicles, including amotorcycle pilgrimageby secondary roads.
One of theimagesmost shocking and shameful in the history of Italian football happened inSan Siro, in 2001when someInter ultras dropped a motorcycle-apparently a requisitioned to a visiting fan-againstthe tier in which they wereAtalanta fans. That vandlico act, that no victim is charged, cost Inter theclosing of his stadium for two games.
Atalanta has only wona title in Italy. TheCupfrom1963to theTorino, but the most significant thing is that he conquered it as a team of theSeries B.In fact, I lost the othersthree cup finals, last year, but they allowed it to be released in Europe. After descending and losing the Cup final to the almightyNaplesI lived amgico 1988 in which it was planted in the semifinal of the RecopaI lost to himMechelen, in the end, campen. That year he returned to Serie A.
The former coach of Valencia,Cesare Prandelli, debut on a bench in Serie A as coach of the Atalanta, he did it in the middle of1994-95 seasonto replace FrancescoGuidolinFor the bad results. Almost two decades later, beingItaly coachHe summoned four Lombard club players for the first time for theAzzurra: Consigli, Peluso, Schelotto and Gabbiadini.
Atalanta is also known as‘the Queen of the Provinces’for being the club that, without being capital of region,more times he has participated in Serie A.The fluctuations of the Lombard team make it the one that has been most times champion of the Serie B, although you go through aserious crisis that sank itin theSeries C in 1981.In three seasons, I promoted two categories to rub shoulders with the Italian football lite.
Many will know thatFilippo InzaghiHe is one of the great scorers in the history of Italian football. However, few will remember that theformer player of Milan and JuventusJust wastop scorer in Serie Aonce, in his only campaign with theAtalanta, In the season1996-97 (24 goals). Then fich for Juventus (97 goals in 171 games) and Milan (130 goals in 305 games). Marc a lot butI was not top scorer againof no championship.
Behind theItalian World Cup 90, the Atalanta board wanted to give the team a boost to try to get far in Europe. In the photo, which belongs to the official website of the Atalanta, the Swede appearsStromberg(another of the historical myths of the club);Cannigia, Argentine star of the 90s, andEvade, great Brazilian player with little fortune in his passage through Europe. With them three reached the team aboutUEFA Cup quarterfinals in 1991competition in which they were eliminated by the neighborInter.
GaetanoScireaIt’s one of thegreat defenses of historyof football, which won almost every possible title with theJuventusand with theselectionItalian (only one Euro Championship was missing). The legendary playerit formed, however, in the ranks ofAtalantain whose first milit teamfor two seasons, howForward. It was at the turins club where he delayed his position to score a bit.He died at 36, already retired, in a traffic accident.