Simeone’s speech, Leiva’s songs: This was Atlético’s private party

Atlético de Madrid
received this Sunday at his stadium, the Metropolitan Wanda, the champion’s cup The league 2020-21, obtained on the last day after winning this Saturday 1-2 against ValladolidThe rojiblanco captain, Jorge Resurrection ‘Koke‘, He picked up the glass from the hand of the president of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), Luis Rubiales, and raised it before a stadium Metropolitan empty of spectators, only with the authorities and relatives, while several hundred fans cheered from outside.

They were the prelude to what would later be a private party in the mattress stadium itself, in which the footballers, the coaching staff, everyone’s families and the top managers of the entity celebrated the magnificent achievement harvested in this campaign.

A party that was presided over, how could it be otherwise, by the trophy that hours before had been given to the team in the stadium itself. On a lectern, with the colors of the Atlético de Madrid, in front of the stage of the main restaurant of the Metropolitan, the trophy witnessed all the circumstances that occurred.

As for example the traditional speeches, of the top managers of the club. Especially emotional was that of Diego Pablo
Simeone, the one who thanked the players, but also had a memory for the players’ families because without them, without their support in this complicated season, it would have been impossible.

The coach also referred to the players who “had less minutes” to thank them for giving it their all when it was time to play and pitch in.


The evening, how could it be otherwise, was enlivened with the music of one of the most important artists of our country, from Leiva, recognized mattress maker.

One of the highlights of the night was when the musician played the song half signed with Joaquin Sabina, another athletic pro, ‘Match by Match
‘. A theme dedicated to Atlético de Madrid but also to those who are having a hard time right now. With many mattress references but also with images in their video related to the covid health crisis, the artists have launched a theme “for all those who have another way of understanding life.”

A theme that has become the anthem of the team in this complicated season. During it, some like the captain Koke
Resurrection they left everything to hum the tune.