- Posted January 9, 2013 by
Sport stries: lil fans of colombian soccer
As players got ready for a night of football and bars preparing their throats and instruments to give "hold" on your favorite teams, some parents blessed their children and gave them guidelines to prevent a bad taste in the stadium where between cries, rags and goals passion grows due to the classic paisa; here some stories.
Last Wednesday was held in Medellin the classic in the Atlético Nacional and Independiente Medellín faced and gave the best of each, this part of the League Postobón homers.
In times of football matches in Atanasio Girardot restricted entry age according to the rostrum and the type of match (Class A or B). In classic Nov. 21, in the eastern and western grandstand admission was for children over 7 years and in the stands popular, ie North and South, only allowed into over 14 years, this was a game Class A
It's classic dispute that occurs in the field between Nacional and Medellin, which for years have been these quipos which have filled the Atanasio Girardot stadium of the most passionate soccer Colombian, bringing together young and old in meetings where the sport is the greatest pleasure.
A green grandmother
Marta Gaviria is a resident of Bethlehem for 60 years has been faithfully attending matches at Atletico Nacional Medellin. "We lived in Armenia, Quindio. A National Day was playing there and my dad took me and my brothers is where my love for the green, I fell in love for my team, "he said while showing his shirt embroidered pointing.
For about five years to eventually attend the East grandstand of the stadium with his grandchildren Samuel and George, twins aged 11 also fans of 'purslane'. To them, fans always, like to go to the stadium without the fear that something bad will happen. "When we have touched things like fights, wait until the dust settles to exit the stadium, and we only put the shirt when we" answer the pair.
According to Marta, many of his friends have stopped going to the classics and try not to bring the kids because lately in soccer has seen much violence by hooligans, but believes that if prevention measures are taken as "the use of products in children alone inside the stadium, telling them that if they lose they can find key somewhere, put them carefully and preferably located in the center of the platform" you can enjoy a good game in the company of children.
On the other hand, is also Genaro, an adult who stopped wearing her three grandchildren to the stadium a couple of years ago because, he said, "while the soccer was very good, you sit on the left side a fan of Nacional the right one of Medellin and the three watched the game in peace because we had most of the passes and goals, which fights ".
He is a man dedicated to the sale of dogs and drinks outside the stadium, which is against children's attendance at the stadium, it indicates that it is a risk they do not want people exposed to no small.
Red, but not from the cradle
From the time he gave his Aunt Sara original shirt DIM in 2007, she decided it was a swell to die of 'Red Mountain'. His family is divided between red and green, without her saying so, the posters and badges in his room to see his love for Independiente Medellin.
Today, at 14, is an assistant to the classic rare but a passionate fan, "almost always come when classic because my dad and cousin are Nacional and my grandfather and I of Medellín. I come very little, but when I do I leave all my cries on that court, is that I love this team. "
His father, William Rengifo, calls itself a whole 'pimp' because "small Sarita asked if she roots for the green and asked if he was a fan of red and always said yes, but he was already larger showing more appreciation to the other team and although I do not like I support and give what she wants but not green "comments.
Sara also plays soccer at his school and prefers the sport above all, and not worth consideration "although many say it is only for men or that they can not play women, I do not care because that is for everyone. And I know other girls at school who are also fans of other teams and also play football and they are still girls. "
Like Sarah, George and Samuel, many who grew up attending paisas state and that, despite the increase in violence on the court, are young followers from both inside and outside the stadium. And, though less than before, the presence of the child swollen even vibrates when the team makes goal and celebrates next to proud parents transmit their little kids soccer.