The former Montenegrin striker, in Italy for three seasons at Fiorentina, recalled his departure from Valencia and revealed what happened shortly before his return to Mestalla as a Real Madrid player
Predrag Mijatovic spoke on Carlos Serantes’ SW on air channel to remember his football career and his farewell from Valencia, after being one of the best players in the squad between 1993 and 1996.
The former Montenegrin striker left at his most beautiful moment, after scoring 34 goals in 49 games. Hence, the fans black and white they did not understand the choice at all.
“People got angry and did it rightly – admits Predrag -. Those years I had less experience, but now I tell you they were absolutely right. If I were a Valencia fan and the best player would leave me, I would certainly be angry. “
Mijatovic then recounted Real Madrid’s return to Mestalla to play for the first time and the many Valencia fans present at the arrival of the merengues plane: “In the first years that I was playing for Real, going to Valencia was complicated. In the first match in Mestalla they had to get me off the plane directly into a van of the Guardia Civil and take me directly to the hotel. Now, if I were a Valencia fan, I would tell everything ”.
January 18, 2022 (change January 18, 2022 | 08:21)
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