Villarreal celebrates its centenary with a great party at La Cerámica

Villarreal celebrated its centenary this Friday with a great party in a packed La Cerámica stadium, with an act that has recovered the most outstanding moments in its history.

With performances by the theater group Xarxa Teatre, singers Nacho Cano, Santi Carulla from Mustang, Salva Rocero from Lax’n’Busto, the Sant Jaume Choir directed by Alfredo Sanz and Alcides, an Argentine singer with his song Violeta, have been spinning the great moments of the entity.

Xarxa Teatre recalled the founding of the club by the pharmacist José Calduch in 1923, to jump to the most important sporting achievements.

The changes in the color of the kit, the promotions to the second division in the 1970s and 1990s, the promotion to the first division in Compostela in 1998, the first major European event in the Champions League, the drama of relegation, the promotions and the title of the Europa League in the final in Gdansk, have been the high points of the night.

Music has been the protagonist with a memory of Francisco Tárrega, an illustrious composer of the city, the Ball de l’Anguila, traditional dance performed by the Associació Cultural El Trull, dolçainers i tabaleters from Vila-real, the Grup de Danses El Raval de Vila-real, have represented the local culture.

The promotion of the year 70 to Second, the first to professional football, was remembered by the singer of the Mustang, Santi Carulla, since his song of the Yellow Submarine was the club’s anthem during those years.

The promotion to the First Division achieved in 1998 in Compostela, was remembered with Images of that feat and with the club’s anthem that, by the hand of the Coral Sant Jaume, directed by Alfredo Sanz and lyrics by Toni Pitarch, was created after that achievement. .

The modern stage of the club was remembered by the Argentine singer Alcides, who sang “Violeta”, an emblematic song from the end of 2010.

The song ‘Tornarem’ by Lax’n’Busto, interpreted by the singer of the Catalan group, Salva Rocero, was the one that recalled the relegation of category and the returns to the highest category.

The Villarreal captains, Raúl Albiol, Manu Trigueros, Gerard Moreno, Dani Parejo and Pau Torres, together with the president Fernando Roig, appeared with the Europa League trophy, the only one in the entity’s history, which gave rise to parliaments .

Roig pointed out that “thank you all for these hundred years, to all those who have made it possible for us to be what we are now. We have many years left to be excited and experience great things.”

The act ended with the interpretation of the Centennial Anthem composed by Nacho Cano, with the voices of Amanda Digon and Dani Rosado, and 400 musicians from 7 bands from the province of Castellón accompanying Cano.

To close with the song “One more year”, the classic by Mecano, and “Happy Birthday” with Nacho Cano at the piano and all the fans from the stands.

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