History of Valencia FC

Spanish C1 writing exercise

Historia del Valencia CF

Learn about Valencia FC's history. In this exercise, you'll practise relatives, passive sentences, and idioms with the verb "ser".

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Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "nonagenarian", "enthusiastic (eager, animated)", "to be promoted (given a higher position)", and "Civil War".

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I am a nonagenarian who has always been a member of Valencia. It is a really old club! It was founded in 1919 in the Torino bar thanks to some enthusiastic football fans who spent hours talking about football in the aforementioned central city bar. It wasn't until years later, in 1931, when Valencia went up to First Division, and since then it has played in this category with the exception of the Civil War years and of the 86-87 season when it played in Second Division. Every weekend it is a pleasure to see Mestalla, its great and huge stadium. There, real stars like Manu Vallejo and Carlos Soler play magnificent matches. I hope that the stadiums will have spectators again very soon!

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