Death of Alfredo Di Stefano

July 4, 1926 - July 6, 2014
Madrid, Spain | Age 88

Real Madrid great dies at age 88
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HAROLD HECKLE, The Associated Press

MADRID (AP) — Alfredo Di Stefano, the player Real Madrid has hailed as the most important component in its mid-20th century ascent to becoming a global football powerhouse, has died. He was 88.

Real Madrid said in a statement that Di Stefano, its honorary president, died on Monday afternoon at Gregorio Maranon hospital, two days after a heart attack.

Di Stefano turned 88 on Friday. The following day, he had a heart attack on a...

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