Alfredo Di Stefano was asked, “What is Real Madrid?” to which he replied by summing it up perfectly, “I think it’s a feeling…”
Today, we say goodbye to one of the greatest Real Madrid legends who have ever lived. Alfredo Di Stefano was a symbol of this great club and its values as he was always the extreme professional during his playing career and after his retirement. He was a man who was respected by the footballing world after everything that he has achieved during his immense career.
The 88-year-old legend passed away suffered a heart attack a couple days ago and was in the hospital ever since. Earlier today, he passed away after a great life with football and Real Madrid as everyone now mourns the loss of a great person.
Di Stefano’s Titles:
5 European Cups (1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960) [All with Real Madrid]
8 Spanish Leagues (1954; 1955; 1957; 1958; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964) [All with Real Madrid]
1 Spanish Cup (1962) [With Real Madrid]
1 Intercontinental Cup (1960) [With Real Madrid]
2 Argentine Leagues (1945; 1947) [All with River Plate]
1 America Cup (1947) [With River Plate]
4 Colombian Leagues (1949; 1951; 1952; 1953) [All with Millonarios Bogota]
Some Twitter Reactions:
The world has lost a great player and an even greater person.
You will never be forgetten, Don Alfredo Di Sefano. RIP.