Atlante recognizes “Piojo” Herrera for his career as a Barça player – La Opinión

Atlante recognizes “Piojo” Herrera for his career as a Barça player – La Opinión


Miguel Herrera has always had a closeness with Atlante since his time as a player, becoming one of the icons of the Barça organization in the 90s, where he managed to be crowned champion under the orders of the Argentine Ricardo La Volpe.

Because of this type of background and because the image of the Iron Colts has always been upheld, the current board of directors of the team that competes the title of Champion of Champions of the Liga Expansión MX, headed by businessman Emilio Escalante, gave recognition at halftime of the duel against Cancún to define the best squad in the category below Liga MX.

Herrera had three stages with Atlante as a player and as many others as a coach and in all his facets he always sought to place the Blaugranas in the showcase of Mexican football, achieving his purpose as a player. but as a strategist he could only reach the league for the title.

However, for the Colts organization, Miguel Herrera is a reference among their fans and this was recognized at halftime of the final duel of the Expansion League where the Barça team is measuring itself against Cancún.

In his numbers as technical director with Atlante, he directed 97 games with 38 wins, 31 draws and 28 losses, for a 49.83 percent performance, while in the second stage he only directed 36 games. with 13 wins, 8 draws and 15 lossesbeing very different and with greater complications than when he received the alternative as a strategist with the Colts.

But beyond the statistics and the coldness of the numbers, Herrera has always managed his taste and recognition for the colors of Atlante and the board of directors of the current franchise decided to pay tribute to one of its most recognized former members. in the search to promote the identity of these colors in 106 years of history in Mexican soccer.

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Miguel Herrera proudly wears the Atlante shirt that has always fit him. Photo: Diego Padilla/Imago7.

Herrera was moved by the detail of the Colts leadership and did not hesitate to wear the shirt again with the colors of the team that helped him to the consolidation of the controversial figure that he currently is in Aztec football.

In addition to giving him the shirt, they also gave him a plaque alluding to his career in Atlante, to the uproar of the fans. gathered at the Ciudad de los Deportes Stadium.

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