Atlético have named four captains for the current season. Antonio López will continue to serve as the club’s top skipper, while Luis Perea, Álvaro Domínguez and Gabi were appointed as vice-captains. With three canteranos and Atleti’s longest serving foreigner, we’re certain the armband will be in good care.
Following yesterday’s victory over Espanyol that included Simao’s emotional farewell to the Colchonero faithful, Atlético head into the Christmas break rehabilitated having quickly amassed a four game unbeaten streak that included three shutouts. But will a return to action in 2011 without Simao on the squad spoil all the fun?