Tag Archives: Historic Hotties

Happy Birthday Gento!

21 Oct

GENTO-_CA_2085Thumb (1)One of our great legends, Gento, turns 81 today. He’s the only player to have won 6(!!!!!!) European Cups. He began his career with Racing Santander staying for one season (1952-1953). He joined Real Madrid the next season where he played from 1953-1971 until his retirement. He also played for Spain and Spain B. After  his playing career, he went on to coach.  Continue reading

Real Madrid Champions League Microsite

22 May

SatelliteOooh, this is fantastic! Real Madrid has created a special microsite which details the history of all of our previous nine European Cups. It’s got the stories, pictures, stats, etc. It even has a countdown clock to this year’s final. Yikes! I’m getting so nervous. What a great resource! I really hope they leave it up permanently.

– Lozil

Carlo Presser, Call Ups & A History Lesson

16 May

CarlitoThe Mister the press today. He seemed relaxed and ready for the last match of the Liga. Continue reading

Rest In Peace: Marcos Alonso Imaz (Marquitos)

6 Mar

Sad news on Real’s 110th anniversary… Defender Marquitos who made 154 appearances for Los Blancos from 1954-1962 has passed away in Santander at the age of 78. Continue reading