Perez pays tribute to Real Madrid Legend Di Stefano

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Real Madrid Legend

The Spanish club broke the news on their Twitter feed with a simple message: “Alfredo Di Stefano died on Monday at 88 years old”, accompanied with the hashtags, #EternoAlfredo (forever Alfredo) and #Leyenda (legend).

Thousands of fans are expected to say a final goodbye to Di Stefano at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, where his remains will be on public view all day Tuesday

Real Madrid, President, Florentino Perez, led the tributes as he hailed Alfredo Di Stefano as the best player ever to have played the game in the wake of the legendary forward’s death at the age of 88.

“Today is a day of absolute sadness for Real Madrid and dare I say it the entire football world,” Perez told assembled journalists. “Di Stefano was the most important player in the history of Real Madrid and the best footballer of all time.

“Alfredo Di Stefano is Real Madrid. He was decisive, determined and changed the destiny of this institution. He was able to extend the passion for Real Madrid to all corners of the world.

Angel di Maria: 5 curious Facts

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Angel di Maria, nicknamed “the Noodle,” is one of the many parts of the Argentina national team that makes them so great. Watch the video above to see highlights of the best players in the World Cup including di Maria.

Unfortunately for Argentina, Di Maria will not be there to help them during the semifinal on Wednesday against the Netherlands due to a thigh injury.

Here’s what you need to know about Messi’s right-hand man:

1. His Thigh Injury is Keeping Him Out of the Semifinal vs. Netherlands

2. Manchester United Offered $54.3 Million For Him

3. He is Worth $22 Million

4. He Went Pro When He Was 17

5. He Got Married in 2011

International Champions Cup: Inter Milan v Real Madrid preview

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Inter Milan against Real Madrid for the third match of the Guinness International Champions Cup will be an exciting match to see. Both teams are elite teams from their respective countries and should bring an array of soccer play-making when they collide on July 26, at the California Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, California.