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SPANISH FOOTBALL LEGEND LUIS ARAGONES DIES AT 75 YEARS OF AGE

Spanish Football 2014 RIP

Spain has woken up this morning with the news the mythical Spanish Football Coach Luis Aragones passed away during the morning at the age of 75 years of age. Victim of a leukaemia the news has shook the Spanish Football World.

Luis Aragones will always be remembered for this connection with Atletico de Madrid & the Spanish National Football Team breaking the Internationals "curse" to win the 2008 European Nations Cup & with beginning the reign of Spain in World Football. He is also credited as the Father of the so called "Tiki-Taka" way of Football, that is, domination of the ball with touch play until the opportunities arise & breaks up the opposition defence.


Luis Aragones Honours List:

Club:

Spain Atlético Madrid
La Liga: 1966, 1970, 1973
Copa del Generalísimo: 1965, 1972

Manager/Coach :
Spain Atlético Madrid
La Liga: 1977
Copa del Rey: 1976, 1985, 1992
Intercontinental Cup: 1974
Supercopa de España: 1985
Segunda División: 2002
Iberian Cup: 1991

Spain Barcelona
Copa del Rey: 1988

Spain National Team
UEFA European Football Championship: 2008

Individual
Pichichi Trophy: 1969–70

Don Balón Award for Best coach in La Liga : 1977

Sad day for Spanish Football. RIP Don.Luis Aragones, Aupa Atleti!


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