José Luis Caminero He was one of the best Spanish players of the decade of the 90 and one of the architects of the biggest hits in the history of Atletico Madrid. Surely more than one remembers his performance in the USA World Cup of 1994 where he was one of the best or one dribble to Nadal in the Camp Nou in the spectacular victory Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona in the triumphal Atletico doublet 1996.
José Luis Caminero, one of the best Spanish footballers of the 90
Caminero (1967) and he took his first steps as elite player at Real Valladolid who curiously, subsidiary signed him from Real Madrid, Castilla. Things of destiny, years later it would become an icon for athletic, club that came in 1993 from the computer pucelano. His best moment was undoubtedly the season 1995/96, where he reached the climax of his career. In 1998 He returned to Real Valladolid where he retired in 2004. Altogether he scored 57 goals in 404 First games with two teams.
It was a midfielder llegador, very widespread, power, talent and a good shot made by which he scored so many goals during his career despite his position. A modern footballer. Nevertheless, at the beginning and end of his career, came to adopt the position of central, which with its quality and elegance, I was able to get the ball played with great technique.
Star of the Spanish team in the USA World Cup 94
With the Spanish selection it disputed the World USA 94, where he was the best player in the box led by Javier Clemente and the European Championship of England 1996. In total he played 21 games where he scored Spain 8 goals, three of them in that World Cup event. There was always the feeling that José Luis Caminero could have done more as international.
What he was Caminero after football?
After hanging up his boots he exercised the sports management of clubs such as Real Valladolid (2006-2008), Atletico Madrid (2011-2018) and Málaga CF (2018-19). He was also involved in an ugly affair with justice in 2009.