Four years without Goyo Benito

One of our legends, who wore the Real Madrid jerseys for thirteen seasons and won 6 Spanish Leagues and 5 Spanish Cups, passed away ob 2 April 2020.

Four years without Goyo Benito
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Four years have gone by since the passing of one of the greatest players in the history of Real Madrid: Goyo Benito. On 2 April 2020, the legendary defender passed away at the age of 73 following a decade-long illness.

Born on 21 October 1946 in El Puente del Arzobispo (Toledo), Goyo Benito left his mark on the Real Madrid backline for thirteen seasons, from 1969 to 1982. He played 420 official matches for our club and won 6 Spanish League titles and 5 Spanish Cups. He was a highly athletic player, trained in the club's youth academies, and belonged to the generation of players who took over from the Real Madrid yey√©. He was also capped 22 times for Spain.