It's been 25 years since Argentina won the World Cup, and it seems like Coach Lionel Salon is taking us all back in time! On the day of the official award ceremony, he was seen donning a special football jersey - one he wore himself 25 years ago. Find out more about why this moment was so special as we look back at Argentina's victorious past!
After the cup handover, Lionel Messi was mapped after the World Cup last against France, a standard black robe was stuck for a lot of irritation and conversations later on. He was not the only lead character on the Argentine side who altered his attire. National coach Lionel Salon unexpectedly used a blue and black retro jersey of Argentina with the number 18, which nobody could really make a rhyme on Sunday night after the award event in the Lugsail Iconic Arena. However, his origin is now understood: Salon had already ended up being world champ in this dress.
even then Salon Samuel and Amar had at his side
In 1997 the 44-year-old had the jersey with number 18 when he won the U-20 World Cup with Argentina in Malaysia. At the age of 19, the then right-back from Estudiantes de la Plate belonged to the starting eleven, which was beat by objectives from Esteban Zambians and Diego Quinton. Amongst other things at his side because game: Protector Walter Samuel and midfielder Pablo Amar, Salon's training assistant at the 2022 World Cup. While Samuel and Amar later played more than 50 A-international matches, Salon just pertained to their seven, below One at the 2006 World Cup in Germany when Argentina Mexico beat 2-1 after additional time in the round of 16 (to stop working a round later in the penalty shootout on the DFB choice). He is now not only Copa América winner, but likewise world champion-as one of the youngest head coaches in World Cup history.
When he had taken control of the workplace in August 2018 from many hesitant looks and remarks, he at first trained another team in parallel: Argentina's U 20, whom he provided an aesthetically global prominence in Doha on Sunday.