Juanito's stomp on Lothar Matthäus
No one ever better described themselves than you did Juanito. The mythical 7 Madrid night defined 8 April 1987 as the man of the two yos: the bad, He is representing a visceral man, a suddenly scary and unpredictable in their movements; and good, embodying repentance, good heart and kindness itself.
The day Juanito stepped on Matthäus's head
That evening semifinals of the UEFA Cup, the Munich Olympic unfortunately witnessed the two faces of Juanito. In a match full of tension and friction (like a hard entrance Lothar Matthäus to Chendo), minute running 37 match when a foul Matthew in midfield without apparent importance was magnified by the white striker. With the German player lying on the field, Juanito lost his temper and stepped on the head and neck of the Bavarian midfielder.
The grotesque and no recommended action to see for sensitive minds, he brought about the expulsion from the party and a penalty of five years without playing in European competitions. But nevertheless, that very fact also allowed to see the good side of 7 White. instants, After retiring from the field, Juanito He publicly apologized for the terrible event and showed all his repentance, really crestfallen by the facts.
Not content with his apology, extremeño player gave her a cloak and rapier bullfighter Matthäus as a token of apology. It was another step in a relationship that would eventually ending in friendship. That was Juanito, fast forward, skilled, outsmart spent ten years in the white club won five League, 2 UEFA Cups and a Pichichi leaving an indelible memory until a 2 April 1992 a terrible accident ended his life. It was the epilogue to an intense life, as long as his career was on a pitch.