Peiró, Collar and the infernal wing

first_img“I knew when I put a ball that Collar was going to arrive, just as he knew that I was going to receive the ball to the place that would unmark me with the magic touch of Collar,” Peiró himself recalled in that report. Collar added speed and dribble to his stride. Perfect team. “Skilled, fast and with a refined technique, Joaquín Peiró handled leather like no one else and with both feet, although he was right-handed. To his great vision of the game he added an extraordinary sense of goal, “Pablo Mialdea, a historical journalist from AS, once defined him.”In the 1955-56 season, the historical partnership between Collar and Peiró began to forge, the one that would be baptized as the ‘Infernal Wing’ of Atlético. The left mattress band had names and surnames, two vertical players who were perfectly intertwined and who were the nightmare of the rival defenses, “AS Color reviewed in a comprehensive report: Collar, the Kid from the infernal wing. A couple broken by CalciumBefore the departure from Peiró to Torino (“I didn’t leave, they sold me”, he always repeated, and so it was, in an Atlético drowned economically, who had already bought the land on which the Manzanares would be built, then Vicente Calderón, needed to sell to pay wages; and Torino appeared, and paid 25 million pesetas from then (150,000 euros) that at Greyhound of Four Roads He took it to Calcium, he allowed his teammates to charge and the club to breathe). Together they won two Spanish Cups (1960 and 1961) and one European Cup Winners’ Cup (1962). They also reached two runners-up in Ligaa (1958 and 1961), in the Cup (1956) and in the semifinals of the European Cup (1959). Joaquín Peiró and Enrique Collar made history together, the two become one, the ‘hell wing’, in Atlético in the seasons 1955-56 and 1962-63. Collar, historical captain, the one who wore the bracelet the most seasons, ten, told how the nickname had arisen. “It is something that came from Brazil. Some players from there, who had a lot of category, saw Joaquín and I play, and they said it was a hellish band because of the speed at which we moved the ball. This came to Spain through the press and has already remained forever as an appellation, “he recalled in the magazine. Life in rojiblanco. De Peiró, who died yesterday in Madrid, at 84 years old, what stood out was his stride. Hence his nickname: The Greyhound of Four Roads. The old Metropolitan filled with races. last_img

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