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Alfredo Di Stéfano

Date of Birth 04-July-1926
Place of Birth Barracas, Buenos Aires
(Comuna 4, Buenos Aires)
Nationality Argentina, Spain, Colombia
Also know as Alfredo Di Stefano, Alfredo S. di Stefano Laulhé, Alfredo Stéfano Di Stéfano Laulhé, Alfredo Di Stéfano Laulhe, La saeta rubia, The blond arrow, Alfredo Stéfano Di Stéfano Laulhé, Saeta rubia, blond arrow, Alfredo Di Stéfano Laulhe, La saeta rubia, Alfredo Stéfano Di Stéfano Laulhé
Profession Coach, Football player
Alfredo Stéfano di Stéfano Laulhé is a former Argentine footballer and coach, widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. He is most associated with Real Madrid and was instrumental in their domination of the European Champions' Cup during the 1950s, a period in which the club won the trophy in five consecutive seasons from 1956. Along with Francisco Gento, he was one of only two players to play a part in all five victories. di Stéfano played international football mostly for Spain, but he also played for Argentina and Colombia. Di Stéfano, nicknamed "Saeta rubia", was a powerful forward with great stamina, tactical versatility, and vision, who could also play almost anywhere on the pitch. He is currently the 5th highest scorer in the history of Spain's top division, and Real Madrid's 2nd highest league goalscorer of all time, with 216 goals in 282 league matches between 1953 and 1964. In November 2003, to celebrate UEFA's Jubilee, he was selected as the Golden Player of Spain by the Royal Spanish Football Federation as their most outstanding player of the past 50 years. He was named by Pelé as one of the "top 125 greatest living footballers" in March 2004. Di Stéfano was voted fourth, behind Pelé, Diego Maradona, and Johan Cruyff, in a vote organized by the French weekly magazine France Football consulting their former Ballon d'Or winners to elect the Football Player of the Century.

Awards by Alfredo Di Stéfano

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