From Ricardo La Volpe to Matías Vuoso: the curious encounter between figures from the Atlas

La Volpe, Matías Vuoso and David Medrano have had an influence on the Guadalajara club. (Photo: Cuartoscuro)

The expectation about the passage of the Rojinegros del Atlas in the current Mexican soccer league continues to grow as the start of its semifinals against Pumas. In this wait, some references in the history of the club starred in a curious meeting between former coaches, former players and journalists who closely follow the Foxes.

The Argentine coach Ricardo Antonio La Volpe, former player Matías Vuoso and the sportscaster David medrano they met in a restaurant to “talk about the Atlas.” The moment was portrayed in a photograph with all the attendees, which the reporter and analyst of TV Azteca.

Ricardo La Volpe He is one of the most controversial references that have passed through the benches of Mexican soccer. One of the teams that is most fond of him for everything done is precisely Atlas. The Mustache He arrived at the Guadalajara institution in 1997 to try to give back a certain prominence to the team and start fighting for league titles.

Some characters from the history of the Atlas met in the preview of the duel against Pumas (Photo: <a class=Twitter / @ davidmedrano)” height=”2048″ src=”” width=”1536″ />
Some characters from the history of the Atlas met in the previous duel against Pumas. (Photo: Twitter / @ davidmedrano)

It didn’t take long for the South American’s experience to take effect and two years after his arrival he positioned the Foxes in the league’s grand final. With a young man Rafa Marquez with a banner in defense and an attack commanding by Daniel Osorno, the rojinegros starred together with Toluca in one of the best finals that Mexico has experienced.

Those from Guadalajara stood up to the devils and took the dispute to the penalty shootout, which favored the Choriceros, who rose as the monarchs of that tournament. Despite having lost the final, that team from La Volpe continues to remain one of the teams that has played the best soccer in Aztec football, or at least this has been pointed out by various media and personalities in the soccer field.

Four years after that final, La Volpe reached the Mexican National Team to qualify for the Germany World Cup 2006. Later he lived a second stage on the Rojinegro bench for the year 2009, however, the lack of positive results caused their stay in Guadalajara it will not last as long as expected.

Ricardo La Volpe
La Volpe led the Foxes in 1997 and 2009. (Photo: Archive)

For his part, the former footballer Vicente Matías Vuoso reached the Foxes on 2012 after having appeared with Santos Laguna and after a discreet passage through America. Despite getting some annotations and being part of squads that gave a show on the field, he never reached the regularity that he promised. His greatest success with the people of Guadalajara was having reached the final of the Mx Cup in 2013, which they lost to Monarcas Morelia.

Finally, David medrano He is one of the most recognizable voices of sports analysis in the Mexican media. His experience has allowed him to be a benchmark in the coverage of Mexican soccer with Aztec tv. What’s more, He has never hidden his attachment to Red / Black colors and the fans have constantly recognized him as one of Atlas’s most loyal fans.

Being one of the institutions with the longest tradition in Mexico, the Foxes have one of the most faithful hobbies that exist in the context of Aztec soccer despite having 70 years without any league title. This seems to be the time when they can bring unprecedented joy to their fans.


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