Jesus Mari Zamora is one of the best players who have gone through the Royal Society. Member of the best Real history, bichampion League in the years 80'. "Hanged" He travels back nearly thirty years to approach a living legend of Spanish football.
Jesus Maria Zamora Ansorena, better known as Jesus Mari Zamora or Zamora, He was born 1 of January of 1955 in the Basque town of Rentería. Belonging to the last generation that did not play football to make money and he felt the team colors his entire life, He gave his first kicks in the Don Bosco and after signing with Sanse 1974, Zamora quickly promoted to first team, in January 1975. The following season, it was one of the highlights of the Real and indisputable players in midfield donostiarra, since they do not leave in the following 13 years.
Zamora was the player field highlight, director in the creation donostiarra, also it was not exempt from quality player and added to the attack with ease. He was a second-line player who contributed important goals, as the one who gave the first title in club history, with a goal in extremis in Gijon.
Under his baton, Real he got the most important successes in its history . Bichampion League in 80-81, 81-82 and the league runner-up in 79-80 with an unbeaten record that today is still valid, to be 32 consecutive games without defeat, which added to the 6 last season 1978-79, would leave the record 38. Also in the European Cup, in 1983, the team reached the semifinals of the old European Cup, actual “Champions League”. To put the icing on his career with the King's Cup 1987, Atletico Madrid won the last game of Zamora and with elastic white-blue.
Zamora is the third player who has worn the shirt of donostiarra set, a total of 588 Espanyol matches, surpassed only by Larrañaga (589) and Górriz (599), beating a mythical as Arconada (551). further, He scored the number of 79 goals. It was a major player in the Spanish national team in the late 70 and early 80. He played a total of 30 parties with "Day", scoring three goals. He was a member of the World Team 82', It is one of the highlights of Spain in the World, although the national team did not play a big tournament. After, He was called by coach Miguel Muñoz for a new call, but due to a knee injury, at the best moment of his career, Basque prevented more involved with the selection.
In more recent times, Jesus Mari has been part of the coaching staff of the Royal being collaborator Roberto Olabe in 2001 Raynald Denoueix and second runner-up in the year of the 02-03. Since 2005 until 2007, he joined the Board of Directors of the Royal, He resigned when the team fell to second.
Better in the field than in the offices, Zamora belongs to that generation of players with a mustache (CLICK HERE), who gave all within a field. It has now declared ETB his passion for other sports such as skiing and cycling mainly. Zamora also sports commentator and has been commissioned to comment on the donostiarra debacle in the Champions League 13-14.
Zamora belonging to the best batch of players in the history of Real, possibly the best of that generation, with permission of the mythical Luis Arconada. We leave lyou highlights from the career of Jesus Mari Zamora told by the protagonist in the program "Fiebre Maldini".