Madrid legend Amancio Amaro dies at 83.
Madrid legend Amancio Amaro, who in the 1960s and 1970s helped Real Madrid win the European Cup and nine Spanish league championships, passed away on Tuesday, and he was 83.
Amaro was an honorary president of Real Madrid, which revealed the news without mentioning the reason for his death. And it referred to Amaro as “one of our club’s and football’s greatest legends for Constantly setting the bar high for Real Madrid and the entire sports community.
Amaro, a midfielder, participated in Spain’s first European Championship victory in 1964, and he played 42 times for his nation.
Amancio Amaro played for Madrid for 14 seasons after moving there in 1962 from Deportivo La Coruna. He scored 155 goals in 471 appearances, twice leading the Spanish league in scoring.
Amancio Amaro scored in the opening round, the quarterfinals, and the game-winning goal in the semifinals at Inter Milan when Madrid won the European Cup in 1966. His equalizer helped Madrid come from behind to defeat Partizan 2-1 in the championship.
Amaro led Madrid B to the second division championship in 1984, making them the only reserve squad in Spanish soccer to accomplish the feat. In 1984–85, he also served as a temporary first-team coach.
Biography and Early Career.
He leaves a wife and six children behind after Madrid legend Amancio Amaro dies at 83.. Football player Amancio Amaro Varela, often known as Amancio, represented Spain from 16 October 1939 to 21 February 2023. He was known as El Brujo when playing outside right for Deportivo La Coruna, Real Madrid, and the Spanish national team (The Witcher).
Amancio started his career at the age of 15 with the neighbourhood team Victoria CF in Falperra-Santa Luca. He signed on with Deportivo de La Corua, who was playing in the Spanish second level at the time, for the 1958–1959 campaign. With Deportivo’s promotion to the top league, Amancio began to attract the attention of scouts from top teams like Real Madrid.