Year 2000 It was the last year of the twentieth century and the millennium. A change of number will no longer produce up within almost 1000 years when the 2000 is passed to 3000. It was also the beginning of the XXI century. A century that began with the computer threat that the world was going to end because of the dreaded effect 2000 then he fizzled. It was also the year when Microsoft launched its Windows 2000 y Sony la Play Station 2. It was also the year of the Olympic Games in Sydney 2000. But what happened in the world of football in the 2000?. What you have.
1-Boca won in the year 2000
Argentine, directed by Bianchi and which highlighted Palermo and Riquelme, they won the Libertadores Cup final to Palmeiras and all Intercontinental Real Madrid, who was beginning to build his team of Galacticos. Definitely a triumphant year.
2-Real Madrid won the eighth
In a Spanish final in Paris, Real Madrid won 3-0 Valencia I was going to play and losing the first of two finals in a row in the top European competition. Real Madrid won his eighth European Cup and Champions called while Valencia began like that a couple of years later would be the best cycle in its history.
3-Deportivo La Coruna won for the first time in history the Spanish League
Deportivo La Coruna, after a decade of 90, the last of the twentieth century, near success, He managed to win the big to get their first and only league title directed from the bench by Irureta and a great Djhalminha on the green. A milestone, today would be impossible and that more than a decade later is valued more.
4-Atletico Madrid fell to second with a team full of stars
The 2000 It was one of the worst years in the history of Atletico Madrid. With a team full of stars went to Second Division, He lost the final of the Copa del Rey after a blunder by Toni and judicial intervention turned upside down to the club. Top it off in the first game in Second, in September 2000, they took a win in the field of losing Levante 4 a 1.
5-France won the European Championship 2000 and he made double
France won the European Championship 2000 held between the Netherlands and Belgium. He had previously won the World Cup 1998 thus achieving a double that years later would beat Spain by a triplet.
6-Florentino wins its first elections and tab Figo 10.000 million pesetas
Florentino lit summer 2000 at football. He won his first election as president of Real Madrid and the first thing he did was to sign Luis Figo which was nothing more and nothing less than eternal rival Star, FC Barcelona. He did for 10.000 million pesetas in a story that made rivers of ink. Portuguese incidentally was the Ballon d'Or that year and celebrated as a Real Madrid player. In October of that year he returned to the Nou Camp and came to throw a pig's head.
7-Cameroon took the Olympic Games in Sydney 2000
In an epic final in which Spain stayed with 8 on the field, Cameroon Olympic gold hung in the 2000. Cameroon played in that players like Eto'o, Kameni, Lauren, Webo and Geremi while in Spain were Xavi, Puyol, Luque, Albelda, Marchena, Aranzubia and Capdevila. The bronze was for Chile where he played Ivan Zamorano was the top scorer of the Olympic football tournament.
8-Espanyol he fulfilled 100 years and he won the Copa del Rey
The club “Perico” founded in 1900, It fulfilled a century of life with the arrival of 2000 and he celebrated in the best way possible, winning the Copa del Rey with a goal full of Raul Tamudo rogue before a newly Atletico dropped to second.
9-Galatasaray won the UEFA Cup,Lazio Serie A, Manchester Premier, Bayern's Bundesliga and Celta Intertoto
Galatasaray won the UEFA on penalties to Arsenal Arsene Wenger who ran and had one of the best teams in history. Lazio gave the stroke and took Serie A. United and Bayern reigned for a change in their countries while Celtic got the defunct Intertoto and got a place in the UEFA next.
10-the first World Club Championship was played in Brazil
In January the 2000 the first World Club Championship was played in Brazil a trial but with a very similar model that would be established after years. The Spanish participant was Real Madrid that year he played two World Cup tournaments clubs, This and the Intercontinental and lost both. Corinthians was the champion of this particular tournament.