Rest In Peace: Jose Maria Zarraga

3 Apr

Former Real Madrid midfielder Jose Maria Zarraga passed away today at the age of 81. In tribute, the team will wear black arms bands at tomorrow’s match.

Zarraga player for Los Blancos from 1949 – 1962. During his time with the squad, they won the league 6 times, 2 Latin Cups, 5 European Cups (only Francisco Gento has won more European Cups with six), the Intercontinental Cup and the Spanish Cup. He played 306 games with Real and scored 96 goals. He also played for La Roja and went on to manage Murcia & Malaga.

– Lozil

5 Responses to “Rest In Peace: Jose Maria Zarraga”

  1. Izan April 3, 2012 at 9:32 pm #

    Rest in peace…

  2. Anonymous April 4, 2012 at 6:07 am #

    Great white captain

  3. jellyace April 4, 2012 at 9:02 am #

    Godspeed. He kinda looks like Kaka (sorry, Shiggers).

    • Jojo April 6, 2012 at 7:43 am #

      I was thought the same thing !

      • Jojo April 6, 2012 at 7:44 am #

        Ignore the was.

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