Players and fans celebrate as Athletic Club win Copa Del Rey, ending 40-year trophy drought – Video | football

Players and fans celebrated history after Athletic Bilbao beat Mallorca 4-2 on penalties to win their 24th Copa del Rey title and their first since 1984. This ended a 40-year trophy drought in a nail-biting final in Seville.

“It’s really proud to represent a community like Athletic,” said one fan. Bilbao is the fourth oldest Spanish club, along with Real Madrid and Barcelona, ​​and one of the three clubs that have never been relegated. He remains true to his unique philosophy of only using players of Basque origin. “This is another dream that I have fulfilled. I’ve dreamed of this moment so many times,” said Basque Country-born winger Nico Williams.

Have any Question or Comment?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *