Paulo Futre was the forerunner of Cristiano Ronaldo and Co.. Portugal is a country with a large quarry ends is clear. For some strange reason, the Iberian country has the ability to create quick and virtuous players dribble. Without going any further we could run a name like that ; Figo; Simao; Quaresma; Nani or Ronaldo Cristiano own.
Players cut from the same pattern in their style of play, with logical technical differences between them. But in the late 80's and 90's, in the Spanish league there was another player with the same characteristics, also Portuguese, which triumphed and became an idol of masses for the club he represented, at least here in Spain.
We speak as Paulo Futre of, the precursor of all that we have named before. born 28 February 1966 Montijo, Portugal, He debuted at Sporting Lisbon but soon changed his club, Departing Porto, where in only three seasons win two league, two Super Cups and one European Cup.
In 1987, year in which was named Silver Ball, signed for Atletico Madrid, in which he would remain six seasons being the idol of the red and white fans. With its explosive torn, his dribbles and plays dream, League audiences enjoyed this star of the ball, or they hated him, as the side face him. Classical his pique with Paco Buyo, eternal rival goalkeeper.
also he became famous at Atletico Madrid for his love-hate relationship with Jesus Gil. They held a strange child relationship- subsidiary ends reaching to as hate and love each. Futre at the Calderon won a league runner-up and two Copas del Rey.
Then he played for Benfica, Olympique Marseille, Reggina, AC Milan, where he won the Italian League, West Ham and he returned to Atletico Madrid 1997 although clearly decay. He finished his career in Japan like many others of the time. Then return to Atletico Madrid but this time as coach.
He was international in 41 Portugal occasions and marked 6 goals. further, He participated in the Mexico World Cup 86. Futre admired and red and white fans is mutual, so much, not long ago the Portuguese witnessed a match of Atletico Madrid by the Frente Atlético.