The A-Z of forgotten football heroes: T - Diego Tristan

Chris Lincoln | West Ham United fans may be wondering why this former striker has entered our list of forgotten football heroes after a barron spell with the Hammers. Yet Diego Tristan's form at the turn of the Millennium put his name amongst the La Liga greats during his time at Deportivo La Coruna.  A promising start Tristan was already becoming a regular name on the scoresheet during his late teens and early 20's at Real Betis B. 11 goals in three consecutive seasons made other teams take note and he soon signed for Real Mallorca B. After netting 15 times in the Segunda Division, he was promoted to the first team. If anyone was unsure of Tristan's ability to perform in La Liga, their doubts were duly thwarted as Mallorca comfortably finished mid-table with Tristan scoring 18 goals, He ended up sixth in the goalscoring charts, four goals behind a certain Roy Makaay. Peaking at Deportivo Tristan was...

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