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The unusual start of the Tesorieri club in Catamarca

Deportivo Tesorieri is one of the most winning teams in the Catamarqueña League, but the most curious thing was the moment when the club began to be created.

Fights and discussions in  football  are common currency, but who would imagine that a dispute would end in the founding of  Deportivo Tesorieri . In 1933 a group of young Catamarqueans listened to a football match on their radio and a goal by  Ferro  against  Boca  triggered the discussion. Who is better goalkeeper,  Juan Yustrich  or  Américo Tesorieri  ?

 Football  problems are solved on the court, or on the street, but with football rules. They decided to set up a penalty championship to define which goalkeeper was best. On the one hand, there was the young  Zampieri , who defended the honor of Tesorieri, on the other,  Verdera , to protect Yustrich's pride.

Zampieri won the definition of penalties to Verdera and, that same afternoon, with all the bar, they decided to found a  club  in honor of Tesorieri. 86 years ago Prado and Tucumán streets were born to the  Americo Tesorieri Sports Club  with  Carlos Scidá  as its founder and first president.

The club today

Today the club is located in Av. Belgrano 960 in  San Fernando de Catamarca  and its social life is not limited to professional football. The Tesorieri community features figure skating, kick boxing and a children's football school.

A few months ago Tesorieri won undefeated his fifth Catamarqueña League, which made it the most winning team of the last decade in that province. October is a different month for the club and its fans, as every 13 of that month the institution's birthday is celebrated. A club that was born from a discussion and was created as a tribute to an archer in the best way: a definition by penalties.

Currently Deportivo Tesorieri is located in second position, three points from Atletico Policial. So far Tesorieri is the only team in the league that remains undefeated without having lost a single match.

Rating: 2.50/5.