In the Quito League, they remembered FC Barcelona once again after becoming champions.
Liga de Quito became champions of LigaPro 2023 after defeating Independiente del Valle in the final. The “Albus” team achieved a historic double and, as happened in the celebration of the Copa America, they once again sent the “Arrows” to FC Barcelona.
The message addressed to Barcelona on this occasion came from the Supreme Director of the Football Committee of the Quito League, Esteban Paz. The historic manager questioned that for some, it was more important to break the “unbeaten record”, while for LDU, winning titles was more important. “For some, it was more important to break an undefeated record. For us, the most important thing is to keep winning cups“, said the coach after winning the LigaPro title.
Diego Castro was also very strong and asked to congratulate the yellow team: “I think Barcelona should be congratulated, they were able to beat the best team of the year, and that deserves congratulations. Yes, this is their victory for them, I congratulate them,” commented the captain of the Postera Union.
In 2023, Liga de Quito lost its unbeaten record of over 26 years at the Estadio Rodrigo Paz Delgado to Barcelona, Which they beat with an own goal from Jose Angulo. However, it was Quito’s league that ended up celebrating in 2023 by winning the Copa America and the LigaPro.
The statements of Esteban Paz and Diego Castro come in the same week that Alvaro Moreno, former Barcelona president, said that many leaders would be happy with his departure, especially the leaders of the “King of Cups”. “Barcelona won both games this year, and in 2020 we turned them around. I don’t expect them to like me after all that.”Beto stated at the time.
By the time the Liga de Quito won the historic South American Cup against Fortaleza, messages were sent from the white team to FC Barcelona, and some players even insulted the yellow team, remembering that match in which the unbeaten team lost.
This was their twelfth Spanish league title
On the other hand, this victory over Independiente del Valle brings Liga de Quito closer to the podium with the largest number of winners at the local level in Ecuadorian football. The ‘Albos’ have 12 national titles and are one behind El Nacional with 13 titles, 2 behind Emelec who has 14 titles and 4 behind Barcelona SC who is the first national winner with 16 titles.
How did Barcelona react after winning the Quito League title?
Via the official social networks, FC Barcelona congratulated the Liga de Quito club for the LigaPro title with an official message. Unlike other teams, in “Ídolo” no art or image was used for this “Albos” tournament as other clubs like Emelec or Independiente del Valle themselves did.
Relations between the two teams were very tense in 2023, after what was a year of great competition, with Edolo managing to win for the first time at Casa Blanca, but where Albus also left without a goal. Stage and no chance to get 17 stars for yellow. Come 2024, they will be the favorites to continue competing for national titles.
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