Honorary President of Real Madrid FC, Alfredo Di Stéfano, turns 86 today.
Many people and fans of Real Madrid and Di Stéfano sent their happy birthday messages across the web using social network websites.
Dua Kelinci, official sponsor of Real Madrid exclusive Indonesian territory, also congratulated Di Stéfano’s birthday. “Happy 86th Birthday, Alfredo! Happy birthday, President of Honors.” Dua Kelinci twitted in Indonesian.
Alfredo Di Stefano was born on July 4, 1926 in the neighborhood of Barracks, locates in Buenos Aires. He debuted for River Plate in 1945. He was used to play for that club until 1949 and set a record of 79 goals in 95 appearances. In 1949 he left River Plate to Millonarios and remained there for four seasons. During this period of time he scored 120 goals for his side in 131 appearances.
Alfredo Di Stefano joined Real Madrid in 1953 and debuted on September 23, 1953 against Nancy, which would be the first of the 510 games played with Real Madrid, and scored 418 goals. During his tenure with the whites, he won five European Cups, eight League, one Intercontinental Cup, a Cup of Spain, two Latin Cups, a Small World Cup and Golden Ball, among many other titles. In addition, five times proclaimed Pichichi (seasons 1953-54, 1955-56, 1956-57, 1957-58 and 1958-59).
On 5 November 2000 Alfredo Di Stéfano was named Honorary President of Real Madrid.