The ex-director of Monarcas Álvaro Dávila arrives in Cruz Azul and we present to you some of the “scandals” of the new executive president of the Cementeros
Álvaro Dávila will take over as executive president of Cruz Azul and his incorporation to La Maquina marks his return to Liga MX after his departure from the Morelia presidency at the end of 2019.
In 22 years at the helm of Monarcas, Dávila was characterized by keeping a low profile, but even so he starred in some controversial moments and in IT Digital we remember them.
In statements made to the program IT Radio Formula In November 2019, Dávila, who weeks later would leave the presidency of the Michoacan team, pointed out that timeshare exists in Mexican football due to the little interest that Liga MX generates among Aztec businessmen.
“There is no good environment or prestige to invest in football and it has been handled well, because sports have not intervened, nor have advantages been taken,” he said.
“Sure investors have studied and seen a risky investment and I feel that it does not attract their attention. Hopefully there are different investors to have a team and it is a complicated issue, but it is how some franchises have been maintained ”, he added.
It should be remembered that, in December 2013, Alvaro Davila He became the head of the administrative and sports sector of Morelia and Atlas, after Grupo Salinas took over from Los Rojinegros.
EXTORSIONS AWAY FROM REINFORCEMENTS
In a press conference at the beginning of 2019, Dávila revealed that the club had a hard time hiring players due to the insecurity that prevailed in Morelia and pointed out that several elements of the Michoacan squad had been victims of extortion.
“The comments that are made abroad, from the plaza about gasoline, train blockades, insecurity. More than half of our players have received extortion, that is known and it puts us more obstacles than other places. It is something with what we face this time a little, “he said.
DID NOT GET A COACH
In early 2017, Álvaro called a press conference to announce that Roberto Hernández, who served as a member of the board, would take over the squad after failing to convince a coach to lead the club.
“We looked for several options and we had refusal from several technicians and it was something that we did not expect because we have always had a good image and we have been a good option for any type of technician. People like Tena, Bustos or Vázquez gave us the refusal, but that was it motivated more to fight, those of us who are committed, “he said.
BRONCA WITH JOSÉ RAMÓN FERNÁNDEZ
The journalist from IT caused controversy among Morelia fans by calling Monarcas a “filthy team” and when questioned by this statement, Álvaro preferred to stay out of the controversy, although his comments made it clear that he does not have a good relationship with ‘Joserra’.
“The truth is that what he (José Ramón Fernández) says does not deserve any respect, I am not going to enter into a controversy with him, simply no, knowing everything he knows about him does not deserve any respect or comment,” he said. in an interview with ‘Record’.