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Football legends played for the 50th anniversary of the 'Azteca' 

Football legends played for the 50th anniversary of the 'Azteca'

13-05-2016

The former world champions as the Frenchman Marcel Desailly, the Italian captain Fabio Cannavaro and the Brazilian Ronaldinho played a football match in the Gala on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of theAzteca Stadium. The gala match was unofficial, without an audience, and the team of legends game against former Mexican football players. The former Mexican soccer players defeated the legends 9:8.
The coach of the team of legends was Jose Mourinho and the Portuguese national team was distinguished by the name of the Spaniards Carlos Puyol and Fernando Iero, the Portuguese Luis Figo and Samuel Eto'o.
Built and opened in 1966 for the summer Olympic Games in 1968, 'Azteca Stadium' has a capacity of 105 094 viewers. 'Azteca' is the first stadium in the world, where there have been played the finals of two World Cups in football.
In 1970, Brazil, led by the King of soccer Pele beat Italy with 4:1 and Argentina in 1986, led by Diego Armando Maradona, beat Germany with 3:2.

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