The best stories of the ‘Cinderellas’ in football

The magic of soccer is that even the smallest can win

Gallery: The best stories of the ‘Cinderellas’ in football

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THE MAGICAL THING ABOUT FOOTBALL IS THAT EVEN THE LITTLE ONES CAN WIN

In soccer, usually, the big teams are the ones that win the titles and awards. But on rare occasions, the clubs that are not favorites surprise the world by winning the most important tournaments and becoming authentic ‘Cinderellas’. Juanático, these are some of these teams “underdogs” that have given the surprise.

LEICESTER CITY – PREMIER LEAGUE 2015-16

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The 'Cinderella' of the Premier League

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In that year, city ​​of leicester I had a five thousand to one chance of becoming championbut his coach Claudio Ranieri did not care. in a surprising way, foxes’ they took the Premier league and respect England and the world.

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Europe's 'Cinderella' in 1992

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The story of the Danish in that European Championship it was magical from the start because they had not qualified, but Yugoslavia lost its place and Denmark entered there to do the feat of reaching the final and beating Germany.

FULHAM – EUROPE LEAGUE 2010

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The 'Cinderella' of the Europa League 2010

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Even though Fulham did not win that edition of the European League, eliminated juve, hamburg, wolfsburg and put Atleti in trouble by sending it to extra time in which Fulham would be out.

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Host and Champion

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Although he hosted that European Championship no one expected them to be champions. They defeated Portugal in the opening match and in the final.

NOTTINGHAM FOREST – CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 1978-79

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They surprised all of Europe

They surprised all of EuropeAFP

He first surprised all of England by winning the title of First division a year before and they surprised again, but now all of Europe, by winning the Champions League.

MONTPELLIER – LEAGUE 1 2011-12

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Before PSG dominanceAFP

A story very similar to that of city ​​of leicester, Montpelier they had finished in 14th place the previous season and they shocked all of France by becoming champions the following year.

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The 'Cinderella' in the FA Cup

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In 1973, Sunderland played in the Second Division and eliminated the Arsenal, Luton, Read and manchester city to then defeat in the final leeds.

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The first in its history

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Alone It was hardly a team that was being born and achieved promotion to First division in 2012; in their first tournament in Primera they won the first title in their history.

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The latest 'Cinderella'

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The Vikings earned the respect of all of Europe, in their group they had to face Portugal, Hungary and Austria. They surprisingly eliminated England and although they were thrashed by Francethey also won the hearts of all for their passion.

These are some ‘Cinderellas’ that football has had so far and in all sports they have their own stories every year. What others do you remember, juanatics?

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