May 20, 2012. The supporters and members of the Academic they will hardly forget the date. At the end of the 72nd edition of Portugal Cup, the formation of Coimbra hit the Sporting, 1-0, and lifted the “queen proof” trophy again, 73 years later, victory in the first edition of the competition, in 1939.
Marinho, head on, at 4 ’, scored the only goal of the challenge that brought thousands of people to the street to celebrate the achievement of students who, at that time, were led by Pedro Emanuel.
Eight years later, the memories of that final endure and bring nostalgia for a day and night of a lot of partying in the streets of Coimbra.
“It was a highlight of my career and the most important title I won. Winning the Portuguese Cup is special and obviously something that I am very proud of ”, assumed the DIÁRIO AS BEIRAS Jamor's“ hero ”, Marinho. “It is a memory and a memory that stays with me. Obviously, people remember me, but it was and is a collective achievement ”, stressed the jersey number 20 of students in the 2011/2012 season.
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