A commemorative football match to honour the memory of Valencia CF great Manolo Mestre was held by VCF Association of Footballers, Valencia Agrupación de Peñas and the Oliva local government on Friday evening.
Before the game kicked off between a Valencia CF legends team and UD Oliva veterans, a plaque was given to the family of Mestre by the local government of Oliva, where the player was born. On behalf of Valencia CF and the VCF Association of Footballers a club shirt with Mestre’s number 5 on the back was given to his children.
A large number of former Valencia players turned up for the special occasion including Albelda, Javier Subirats, Juan Sánchez, Emilio Fenoll, Fernando Giner, Miguel Ángel Ferrer Mista, Javi Garrido, Valdez, Rausell, Adorno, Guillot and José Manuel Sempere. They took turns to play while Mestre’s sons Josequi and Manolo were in the VCF starting lineup.
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