ANDhe president of Rayo Vallecano, Raúl Martín Presa, reviewed the work of the club in the Vallecas neighborhood and his own experience during his youth in which, by his own account, he had to “jump the syringes” when he played in the field of El Pozo del Tío Raimundo.
“When I was a kid I was going to train in the field of El Pozo del Tío Raimundo. You had to skip the syringes. You couldn’t take a shower to avoid catching AIDS, “said Rúl Martín Presa in a Movistar documentary called “LaLiga rises”, which reviews the season of the three teams that have been promoted to the First Division.
It was a neighborhood with drug addiction, crime problems … Vallecas is no longer that, that is much out of date
“There has been a transformation of the neighborhood in the last 25-30 years. It was a neighborhood with problems of drug addiction, crime … Vallecas is no longer that, that is much outdated. And this has been thanks, in large part, to Rayo Vallecano. The club is a social support for the neighborhood and society through the team and the Foundation “, added the highest representative of the franjirroja entity.
For Rayo, promotion is 10,000 times more important than for Atlético or Real Madrid winning a Champions League
In addition, the president of Rayo Vallecano took out his chest of the successes that the team has achieved under your mandate in the last ten years: “Surely they have been the ten most important years at the sporting level of Rayo, with six of those years in the First Division “.
“For the Lightning promotion is 10,000 times more important than for Atlético or Real Madrid winning a Champions League “, ended.