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REAL MADRID | ALFREDO DI STEFANO DIES AT 88

The World Soccer community & World Football fans have just received the news that Football Legend & Real Madrid CF "Honorary President", Alfredo Di Stefano has passed away at the age of 88. The Real Madrid legend suffered a heart-attack last Friday which put him into a coma of which he was not able to recover.

Alfredo Di Stefano is considered one of the Greatest Football Players ever in the History of the Sport with his famed accomplishments & goals with Real Madrid CF & European Cup success the pinnacle of his career. Many observers consider Di Stefano the "Best Striker" of all time, & he later went on to Coach successfully adding more titles to his name.  


REAL MADRID & WORLD FOOTBALL LEGEND

Alfredo Di Stefano represented Argentina & Spain at Natonal Level, River Plate, Millonarios & Real Madrid CF, while his best stint as Coach was with Valencia CF. 

List of Honours (source Wikipedia)

-National team
Argentina Argentina
Copa América: 1947

- Club
Argentina River Plate
Primera División: 1945, 1947

South American Club Championship : 1948 (runner-up)

Colombia Millonarios
Colombian Championship: 1949, 1951, 1952,

Copa Colombia: 1953
Pequeña Copa del Mundo de Clubes: 1953

Spain Real Madrid
Primera División: 1954, 1955, 1957, 1958, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964

Copa del Rey: 1962

European Cup: 1955–56, 1956–57, 1957–58, 1958–59, 1959–60

Intercontinental Cup: 1960

Individual honours:
Argentine League Top Scorer
1947

Colombian League Top Scorer
1951, 1952

Pichichi Trophy
1954, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959

Ballon d'Or
1957, 1959

Super Ballon d’Or, by France Football: 1989

European Cup Top Scorer
1958, 1962

Spanish Player (Athlete) of the Year
1957, 1959, 1960, 1964

- Manager/Coach:

Argentina Boca Juniors
Primera División: 1969
Copa Argentina: 1969
Argentina River Plate
Torneo Nacional: 1981

Spain Valencia
Primera División: 1970–71
Runners-up: 1971–72
Copa del Rey:
Runners-up: 1970–71, 1971–72
European Cup Winners' Cup: 1979–80
Segunda División: 1986–87
Spain Real Madrid
Primera División:
Runners-up: 1982–83, 1983–84
Copa del Rey:
Runners-up: 1982–83
Copa de la Liga:
Runners-up: 1982–83
European Cup Winners' Cup:
Runners-up: 1982–83
Supercopa de España: 1990

RIP Alfredo Di Stefano & thanks for the Football magic.


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