“When I arrived at Villarreal, I didn’t have a Sports City. And the Madrigal was under construction, it was very small. The locker room was very modest and we used to train on the same field every morning. Many players walked there, others lived in the part of the coast. It was like living in a village. You were stopped by a gentleman who was going to work in the fields, the children of the school … “, remembers the exporter Andreu Palop, who played in the mid-90s ceded to the yellow club. “You already saw that the board wanted to grow, but imagine you could play a European final? No, then it seemed crazy,” he explains.