Real Madrid Legend Alfredo di Stefano Dies at 88

Alfredo di Stefano was one of Real Madrid's most celebrated players, having represented the club for 11 seasons between 1953 and 1964, winning five European Cups

updated: July 07, 2014 22:44 IST
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A file photo of Alfredo di Stefano during his playing days, when he won five consecutive European Cup titles with Real Madrid


Madrid: Real Madrid legend Alfredo di Stefano, one of the greatest footballers in history, died in a Spanish hospital on Monday aged 88, the club said.

The Argentine-born former striker and honorary president was "the best player of all time", Real Madrid said.

Di Stefano had been taken to hospital after suffering a heart attack on Saturday.

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