The legendary Spanish player Manuel Estiarte in 1976, at the age of 15, when Josep Brasco, Coach of the Spanish National team invited him for the first time to the Juniors National team. At the time he was player of Manresa, Barcelona. His first games have been an under 15, International tournament in Holland and a tournament in Alghero Sardinia won by the Spanish team.
In 1977, Manule Estiarte joined the Seniors National team of Spain and competed to the Jonkoping, Sweden European Championships.
Photo: courtesy of Juan Antonio Sierra; Historia del Water Polo Espanol; 1908-1994