Marcelo Campanal myth of Seville has died at 89 years of age . The Asturian III Dorsal de Leyenda of the entity, forged its history in Nervión and with the nickname of Marcelo Campanal since really his name was Marcelino Vaquero . As reported by the club on its official website, in its last days, both President José Castro and Vice President José María del Nido Carrasco have been in permanent contact with his family according to the Nervión club. "A footballer ahead of his time who gave his all with the Seville coat of arms on his chest and who always felt like another Sevillian. By express personal desire, Campanal will rest forever in the Seville of his loves" adds the web.
Fierce and energetic Zaguero posed each match as the last and its characteristics soon stood out in football at the time. It became dark on the playing field to authentic references of his time such as Kubala or himself Di Stéfano the information reads of Seville.
It was a reference in Nervión for 16 seasons . Barcelona, Inter Milan or Real Madrid were interested in Campanal but Marcelo was faithful to the red and white colors .
With the selection he was a fixed during the 1950s wearing the captain's armband at just 23 years old . Already at 34 years old left Seville to go to Deportivo de la Coruña . He then went through Iliturgi jiennense before retiring at the age of 37 at Real Avilés .
Campanal would never abandon sports practice . His infinite desire to excel and his love for athletics have allowed him to continue achieving recognition until the last days of his life. In fact, managed to be the active athlete with the most medals in all of Spain with records in various categories of veterans in high jump jump long triple jump shot put discus throw 110 meters straight and 200 meters billboards .
Rest in peace