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Alfred Di Stefano
Born: 4 July, 1926. Buenos Aires, Argentina

Teams River Plate (Argentina)
Huracan (Argentina)
Millonarios (Colombia)
Barcelona (Spain)
Real Madrid (Spain)
Espanol (Spain)
Team Honours South American Championship 1947
European Cup 1956,1957, 1958, 1959, 1960
World Club Cup 1960
Individual Honours European Footballer of the Year 1957, 1959
Alfredo di Stefano was considered by many the greatest player of all time. He was a player with extraordinary versatility and incredible stamina. Although generally referred to as a center-forward, he played in defence, midfield and the forward line.

Di Stefano was the inspiration behind Real Madrid's five successive European Cups. He scored a goal in each of the first four finals and a hat-trick in the fifth, which resulted in a 7-3 win over Eintracht Frankfurt.

Di Stefano's amazing fitness allowed him to be defending one moment and pop up on the edge of the opposition's area to score a goal the next.

Alfredo Di Stefano played international football for both Argentina and Spain, but for various reasons beyond his control, never made it to a World Cup final.

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