Juan Cruz Mallía was the hero of Toulouse’s title in the Champions Cup. The Argentine supported his team’s only try in the victory against La Rochelle to lift the trophy of the European competition. After the game, Ugo Mola filled him with praise at a press conference.
The Toulouse coach told the story of the Cordoba’s arrival in Toulouse: “Yes, the story is great. Four months ago we were looking for a medical joker, we doubted between Santiago Chocobares and Juan Mallía. At the same time there are injured players in 13 and abroad so we chose Juanchi and after his arrival, he has to to be operated. He was devastated and he likes the stories that there are … “, indicated.
At the same time, Mola highlighted Mallía’s performance in the final and the help of Mario Ledesma and Gonzalo Quesada to get him to the institution: “This boy has all the qualities to play with us. He scored the try to win so that’s great. Mario Ledesma and Gonzalo Quesada advised me and I can already thank them because they have been decisive, “he commented.