THE BALL – Membership card with image of Paulo Futre (video) (Atlético Madrid)

Atlético Madrid announced that all membership cards for the 2022/23 season will have the image of Paulo Futre. A tribute to the former Portuguese international, a legend of the Spanish club who in the past has already highlighted other mythical figures in the universe in this initiative. mattress such as Jose Eulogio Garate, Luis Aragonés and Adelardo Rodriguez.

«I have no words, I am thrilled», confessed Futre, who, however, also reacted on social networks to the tribute.

Formed at Sporting, Futre arrived at Atlético Madrid in 1987 from FC Porto and left in 1992 to join Benfica. He played a total of 215 games and scored 51 goals with the jersey red and white. He won two Copa del Reys, in 1991 and 1992. He returned to Atlético in the last year of his career, in 1998, to play ten games before saying goodbye to the pitch with Yokohama Flugels, from Japan.

Futre also has a tribute plaque at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium, opened in 2017, to recognize the more than one hundred games played by the club.

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