Freddy Rincón was the aboriginal Colombian amateur to abrasion the Real Madrid jersey, signing for the agnate of 4 actor euros in 1995 at the appeal of afresh drillmaster Jorge Valdano. Rincón played aloof one division at the Bernabéu during 1995-96, one of the best difficult seasons the club has had in contempo memory.
On November 20, 1995, Ramón Mendoza accommodated as admiral and was succeeded by Lorenzo Sanz. At the time, the aggregation were at a low point – Valdano was accepting issues with players like Michel Salgado, Luis Enrique and Michael Laudrup – and spent the blow of the division aerial about fifth and eighth place. Following the awkward 2-1 defeat to Rayo Vallecano at home, the Argentinean drillmaster was fired, and Madrid went on to accomplishment the division in a black sixth place.
It was a difficult ambiance in the bathrobe allowance at that time, an ambiance that Rincón accomplished contiguous during his one division with the club. And 23 years on, Rincón, who now works as an abettor drillmaster at Colombian club Millonarios, recalled his acquaintance at Madrid with TV approach beIN Sport and additionally batten about the accessible acknowledgment of accessory James Rodriguez to Bernabéu.
It’s adamantine to accord advice. We acclimated to accept to a lot of admonition and put it into convenance because we saw the earlier person, with added experience, with greater respect. Today it is difficult. James has had problems at Madrid; he has had problems at Bayern. Maybe the one that has to appraise those problems is him. He has had problems with two coaches, with two big teams.
You apperceive it. Madrid is actual difficult. The Real Madrid bathrobe allowance is article that … I do not accept there exists a aggregation like it in the apple … There are difficulties, there are egos, pride, annoyance … that is, a alternation of things that are adverse back demography a aggregation forward. That is the botheration that is accident today.
The alone one I had a animosity of … there was a amateur whose name I will assets and the admiral Lorenzo Sanz, who was the better problem. These are situations that because of the difficulties and because of what the Madrid bathrobe allowance is like, it is analytic that problems will action – and there were a lot.
Madrid will consistently accept acceptable teams. What happened is that Madrid had become acclimatized to accepting a big amateur – the best in the apple – in Cristiano Ronaldo. Cristiano’s abandonment has been acquainted and you can see how Madrid is alive today. But Madrid will administer to assurance abundant players again. That isn’t to say there aren’t abundant players there now.