Real Madrid legend Paco Gento passes away

Paco Gento

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# 18 January 2022 13:17 (UTC +04:00)

Real Madrid have confirmed that Paco Gento, one of the greatest players in Real Madrid history, has passed away, APA reports citing Managing Madrid.

Real Madrid CF, its president, and its Board of Directors deeply regret the death of Francisco Gento, honorary president of Real Madrid and one of the greatest legends of our club and of world football:

"Real Madrid would like to express its condolences and its love and affection to his wife Mari Luz, his sons Francisco and Julio, his granddaughters Aitana and Candela and all his relatives, colleagues and loved ones.

Francisco Gento has died at the age of 88. Real Madrid also extends its condolences to all Real Madrid members and fans."

The Managing Madrid family extends their condolences to Gento’s family and loved ones and mourns the death of one of the most foundational figures in Real Madrid’s story of success and dominance.