Rulli was the hero for Villarreal to become champion of the Europa League

The Argentine archer Geronimo Rulli Today he became the hero for the consecration of Villarreal, from Spain, in the Europa League, with the victory by penalty kicks against Manchester United, from England, by 11 to 10, after the 1-1 overtime.

Rulli converted the eleventh penalty for Villarreal, unprecedented champion of the tournament, and then saved the shot of his colleague, the Spanish David De Gea, at the Arena Gdansk, Poland, which had a capacity of 9,500 spectators.

Gerard Moreno put Villarreal ahead in the 29th minute and the Uruguayan forward Edinson Cavani it marked the tie for Manchester United at 10 of the second half.

Villarreal had an Argentine accent with his first title in the Europa League, with Rulli and the defender Juan Foyth (suffered a severe cut on the forehead) as headlines and the former River Plate, Ramiro Funes Mori as an alternate.

Villarreal’s coach, the Spanish Unai emery, obtained its fourth Europa League after the conquests with Seville in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

In the penalty shootout, they converted for Villarreal: Gerard Moreno, Dani Raba, Paco Alcácer, Alberto Moreno, Dani Parejo, Moi Gómez, Raúl Albiol, Francis Coquelin, Mario Gaspar, Pau Torres and Rulli.

For United they did: Juan Mata, Alex Telles, Bruno Fernandes, Marcus Rashford, Cavani, Fred, Daniel James, Luke Shaw, Axel Tuanzebe y Victor Lindelof.

Manchester United was on the verge of its second title after the championship won in 2017.

The “Yellow Submarine” will play the 2021 European Super Cup against the Champions League champion, who will come out of the English duel between Manchester City and Chelsea and also qualified for the group stage of the next Champions League.

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