RC Celta and Celtism used the pre-match ceremony in the Quinocho Memorial Trophy to offer a surprise homage to skyblue captain Hugo Mallo, who recently renewed his contract with the Vigo club until 2023. The tribute began with the projection of an exciting video on the stadium’s videoscreens, which revisited some of the key moments in the career of the academy player
Feelings surfaced when Manolo ‘the great Captain’, legendary skyblue footballer took to the pitch and gave Mallo a bracelet and a commemorative T-shirt. “I have goose bumps,” said the player from Marin to the fans of ABANCA Balaídos. “The dream continues,” he declared.