The call brought together more than one hundred Atlético former soccer players, among them several Ayala teammates in that 70’s team, like Navarro, Ovejero, Luiz Pereira, Ufarte, Ruiz, Bermejo, Martínez Jayo, Cacho Heredia, Laguna, Adelardo, Rodri, Marcelino and Leal. Heredia was one of those who spoke: “We grew up together in the same neighborhood and I am proud to have met again as athletic. As a child they gave him a slingshot on a tooth and that’s why they gave him the mouse nickname. ” More distinctions Too wanted to be part of the tribute Héctor Herrera: “The Prof Ayala was one of the people who took me to Pachuca, where I became a professional. I have nothing but thanks. He knows how much I love him. I wish him the best in the world. ” In addition, the Mexican media explained:I played forward and when I arrived in Pachuca he was the one who placed me as a midfielder. I really appreciate it because I like to play there more than forward. ” The media and Solozábal delivered to Ayala an Atlético shirt with the eleven and a painting.ATLÉTICO DE MADRID ‘); return false; “class =” item-multimedia “>Mouse Ayala, together with the Legends of Atlético in his tribute in the Wanda Metropolitano.ATHLETIC OF MADRID The Wanda Metropolitano was decorated to receive one of its great legends. Atlético and Legends paid tribute to Rubén Ayala, rojiblanco striker for seven seasons (1973-79), in which he played 214 meetings and marked 58 goals, among them the one that was worth the Intercontinental Cup in 1975. In addition, Mouse conquered a Cup (76) and a League (77). “It’s very pretty, very cute, I have a terrible emotion. I want to thank all these friends who talk like that about me. I cannot say anything other than thanks, ”he said excitedly at the conclusion of the act. The honors did not end there, because this Sunday, just before the game against Villarreal, the Argentine will receive on the lawn the commemorative plaque for his 214 games and the love of the fans, which still reminds him with a song: “And when kissing the net a goal from Ayala a voice came out from the stands …”.