Why Cruz Azul broke the curse of 23 years

May
31, 2021

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This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Mistakes might exist due to this process.

It seems that these are unbelievable times for world football. Just in this year did the reign of Juventus in Italy end; the dupolio of champs of the Spanish league of Real Madrid-Barcelona was damaged with the victory of Atlético de Madrid; in France, the hegemony of Paris Saint Germain ended with the accomplishment of Lille and in Portugal Sporting Lisbon won for the very first time in nearly 20 years. And the other day, Cruz Azul was champ in Mexico. This Sunday, May 30, 2021, the cement team braked with a curse of 23 years and rose as first department champ in Liga MX. The main sale of tickets for the meeting in Cruz Azul and Santos Laguna started on Wednesday with rates from 450 to 1,200 pesos. In resale the tickets varied from 3,000 to 8,000 pesos outside the Azteca Stadium. This was because of the reality that fans might only occupy 25% of the places in the Colossus of Santa Úrsula, permitting “just” 20,267 people. The history of this soccer club, -which occurred in Hidalgo, however which was made in Mexico City with victories in the 70s-, had actually won for the last time in the 1997 winter season tournament. For years, the” Azul “approached the cup sometimes, only to stop working in the last minutes of the specifying matches. Much so that the word” crosszulear” ended up being a word of use (and which is under evaluation by the Royal Academy of the Spanish Language) to talk about the moment when you make a mistake just prior to reaching what you desire. That is why we Mexicans (and lots of Latin Americans) stated, half jokingly and half seriously, that the cement team had a curse. Its not that Cruz Azul is a bad team. He has won several continental titles and frequently completes amongst the very best on the table. But he hadnt raised a glass for 23 years. However this Sunday, despite all the memes and jokes, Cruz Azul won 2-1 on aggregate against Santos Laguna de Torreón. With goals from Luis Romo in the first leg and Cabecita Rodríguez in the 2nd leg, the cement manufacturers instantly earned a location in the Concachampions League. This is how Jonathan Rodríguezs goal was experienced at the court level, the one that made the title for @CruzAzul, the 2nd for La Maquina in the series and the one that the Azteca Stadium sang pic.twitter.com/JIG2iRX2gv – Liga BBVA MX (@LigaBBVAMX) May 31, 2021 The Cruz Azul victory has some lessons that entrepreneurs can embrace for life. 1. Group work It appears like an extremely apparent lesson when we talk about a sports group, however the truth is that Cruz Azul showed to have a more conformed team. Jesús Corona, Julio César Domínguez, Pablo Aguilar, Juan Escobar, Ignacio Rivero, Rafael Baca, Luis Romo, Pol Fernández, Orbelín Pineda, Roberto Alvarado and Jonathan Cabecita Rodríguez were the 11 owners of the Machine who battled to provide everything in the basketball court. Unique case is Jesús Corona, the groups goalkeeper. For him, the triumph is even sweeter when he is 40 years old and has thrived against the Lagunero goalkeeper Carlos Acevedo, 25. “It is achieved thanks to the work, the commitment of this group and it gives me fantastic pleasure for the team, coaching staff and fans that currently deserved it,” Corona informed the Marca website. Entrepreneurial Lesson: Fill your team with good players and trust them. And let the most knowledgeable do their job. 2. A leader who knows the operation Cement coach Juan Reynoso was part of the Cruz Azul team that won the final against León in 1997 when he bet the team as captain and center-back. Peruvian by birth, however Mexican by conviction, yesterday Reynoso ended up being the very first coach to win both as a player and as a coach. Hes usually subtle, but throughout the tournament I make tactical choices that werent constantly popular. After a very soulless very first half, Reynoso put his group on the waist so that they provided their all on the court in the second half. “Reynoso screwed up everyone (at halftime), but delighted with the result, the group got up on time,” Pablo Aguilar informed Marca. For his part, Reynoso stated for the Claro site that “in some cases we are not in the ideal place and time, one goes back in time and makes memory, players and classification technicians passed by who might not have this achievement and has us in the clouds with what we achieve Life puts you where you should have, I promote Cata (Domínguez), Chuy (Corona) and (Adrián) Aldrete, who I have actually seen them cry in difficult times and today I saw them sob with joy. People from this club who are guaranteed of their future, this champion took away their dream and today it came to life.” Entrepreneurial lesson: Get begun in something you really know and trust your experience and the understanding you have actually obtained in your market. You have been offered a special point of view that, while not constantly obvious to others, will be based on empirical knowledge. AN INCREDIBLE STORY! @CruzAzul waited to repeat this postcard for 23 years and tonight, he ended the prize dry spell for his cause; Jesús Corona and Julio Domínguez, the captains. pic.twitter.com/vsfetKSCuP – Liga BBVA MX (@LigaBBVAMX) May 31, 2021 3. When the cement group lifted its 8th cup, have hugely faithful fans Many of Cruz Azuls fans were not even born in 1997. In these 23 years numerous of them never ever left their group. They withstood 23 years of disappointment and teasing, but they never removed their shirt. In the other days video game, moms and dads, grandparents and children cried hugging because they always trusted that they would go “for the ninth.” And they prospered. Entrepreneurial Lesson: Never underestimate the power of words of encouragement. Whether they are your parents, good friends, partner, children or associates, having somebody on your court will offer you the home for that 90-minute game plus overtime and charges that is entrepreneurship. Try to find coaches to direct you and of course, offer you a word of encouragement. Yesterday Cruz Azul broke a curse of 23 years and reveals us that we can all overcome bad spells, no matter for how long they might be.

Its not that Cruz Azul is a bad group. Group work It appears like a really obvious lesson when we talk about a sports group, however the truth is that Cruz Azul showed to have a more conformed team. A leader who knows the operation Cement coach Juan Reynoso was part of the Cruz Azul team that won the last against León in 1997 when he played for the team as captain and center-back. Have hugely faithful fans Many of Cruz Azuls fans were not even born in 1997 when the cement group raised its eighth cup. In these 23 years numerous of them never left their group.

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