30 years without Miguel Muñoz

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NEWS | 07/16/2020

He marked an era on the Real Madrid bench and won five European Cups: three as a player and two as a coach.

On July 16, 1990 he passed away Miguel Muñoz, one of the great legends in the history of Real Madrid. At that time he was 68 years old and his importance was divided between the playing field, where he played 275 games, and the bench, where he was for 14 consecutive years.

As a player, he was part of the Real Madrid for ten seasons, from 1948 to 1958. Miguel Muñoz He starred in one of the greatest moments in the history of the club by lifting the first captain European Cup. His record as a player includes two other European Cups, four Leagues and two Latin Cups.

Historical Coach

After participating in one of the most successful times of Real Madrid As a player, Muñoz He increased his legend thanks to a spectacular career on the bench. He holds the record for club-directed games (605) and between 1960 and 1974 he became one of the most successful coaches. As a coach he won two European cups, a Intercontinental Cup, nine Suspenders and two Cups of Spain. He was also coach of the Spanish team.

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