Francisco Gento, Real Madrid legend, dies at 88 year-old



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Francisco Gento, Real Madrid legend, dies at 88 year-old

As reported by Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport, Francisco Gento, former Real Madrid star and the only footballer in the world capable of winning the UEFA Champions League 6 times, has died. The first five editions of the competition, between 1955 and 1960, and that of 1966.

Gento, 88 year-old, played 18 seasons at Real Madrid, from 1953 to 1971, winning, in addition to the aforementioned 6 Champions Cups, also 12 Liga, two Spanish Cups and an Intercontinental Cup. In total 23 trophies, most of all in Madrid until Sunday evening, when he was joined by Marcelo, 600 games and 182 goals. Pic by IFFHS