Fernando ChallanA, the young mustache (165 cm) was a great midfielder with great talent. Although he did not play much in the national team (27 matches and two goals), he made himself known to a wider audience Euro ’84He raged in the French stadiums with striker Roy Jordau at the time. Largely thanks to this duo, Portugal took third place, fighting with the future champion – France, an exciting battle in the semi-finals. “Pequeno Genial” or “Little Genius” was selected for the eleven tournaments.
Chalana is usually associated mainly with Benfica Lisbonwho, because of his death, left her Estadio da Luz Half mast flags. No wonder – he made his debut in it in March 1976, when he was just 17 years and 25 days old. Previously, no youngster played in the Portuguese league. His playing style was great, he saw a lot and he always took advantage of the team he played with.
Over the course of thirteen years, he won the championship with her six times. He also played briefly in the French league, in Bordeaux. He went there right after the tournament in France and was able to win the tournament with this club as well. Immediately – in 1985.
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For the Polish fan, it should be associated with the World Cup qualifying rounds in Argentina. He led the Polish team at that time Jacek Jamuk Compete with the Portuguese. Chalana played in the popular game on Silesia Stadiumwhich ended in a 1-1 draw, which led to the promotion to the World Cup in Poland.
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