The Albiceleste will seek to break its drought this Saturday against Brazil, that’s how the world was in 1993 when it won the Copa América.
Argentina will have a new opportunity to break its title drought that has accompanied it since 1993. 28 years ago, the Albiceleste won its last trophy, precisely the America Cup.
With two goals from Batistuta, the team led by Alfio Basile, which also included Diego Simeone, Fernando Redondo, Oscar Ruggeri and Beto Acosta, beat 2-1 at the Mexican team in the grand finale.
Throughout these 28 years,Argentina has contested the final of a World Cup and four finals of America Cup, but has not won any.
Do you remember what the world was like when the Argentine team lifted its last title? ESPN invites you to remember it.
In Mexican soccer there were still long tournaments and in the summer of 1993, Atlante he boasted of being the champion of the First Division while Rayados was proclaimed runner-up.
São Paulo He was crowned champion of the Conmebol Libertadores and the Olympique de Marseille conquered the Champions League.
And in the world champion? Brazil was three-time world champion. In that edition of the South American tournament, the Rio de Janeiro national team would fall in the quarterfinals against Argentina.
Yes Argentina seeks to end its drought of titles, Messi look for the first with the senior team. In 1993, the star was just a ‘kid’, six years old. On the other hand, Ronaldo, El ‘Fenómeno’, was taking his first steps in football, beginning to shine in Cruzeiro.
Turning to football that is played in the virtual world, in 1993, the famous video game ‘FIFA’ was launched. For Playstation? Xbox? No. That year, the world famous game to this day was available for the nostalgic Mega Drive.
In the cinema, the great attraction of the time was the movie Jurassic Park. Directed by Steven Spielberg, it grossed $ 914 million and was the highest grossing ever until Titanic was released in 1997.
In the political ruble, Carlos Salinas de Gortari was the President of the Mexican Republic while the dollar price in Mexico it was 3.10 pesos.
With information from Guilherme Moreno