"Everyone thinks I'm a Evertonian, but I'm a Colo Colo fan."


In 2013, when he took over the Red Sub 20, the Commander was told that there was no doubt that it was Oro y Cielo, but he answered clearly. Great influence had his grandfather, Alfredo Saieg.

Mario Salas left rugby to devote one hundred percent to football and in 1988 he made his debut at Everton in Viña del Mar. His regularity allowed him to reach Unión Española and then arrived at Colo Colo in 1995 in a team full of stars who would win a three-time and a Copa Libertadores semifinal.

But despite being raised in the garden city, his affections were always far away. Specifically, in the Monumental, with the Colo Colo.

In an interview he gave to the Ciudad de Deporte website in 2013, when he took over the Under 20 Roja, the Commander reacted clearly when he was told that "He was an Everton fan, no doubt."

Video | Mario Salas singing "champion there is only one" in the Monumental.

"I'm a fan of Colo Colo, everyone who thinks I'm Evertonian. My grandfather, Alfredo Saieg, gave me his love for Colo as a child"he reported

Of course, he pointed out that "Obviously for all that Everton gave me, I feel a lot of affection and affection for the club. At Everton I made my debut as a player and was coach assistant to Nelson Acosta in 2009, when we were in the Copa Libertadores. Besides, I worked in their small divisions. "

Salas is the number one candidate to take over the Colo Colo bank and once his participation with Sporting Cristal in the Decentralized in Peru is finished, he is in a position to listen to the offer of blacks and whites.


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