Gento turns 86

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NEWS | 21/10/2019

The honorary president of Real Madrid is the only player to have won six European Cups.
On October 21, 1933, one of the legends of world football was born in Guarnizo (Cantabria). Francisco Gento made history at Real Madrid for 18 seasons and in his impressive record, the stand outs are the club’s first six European Cups. He is still the most successful player in the top continental competition.
Dangerous in attack on the left wing, he was known for his speed and power, which allowed him to play 600 games and score 182 goals for the Whites. A leading figure in the history of Real Madrid, Paco Gento has been the honorary president of the club since October 2016. In addition to the 6 European Cups, he has also won 1 Intercontinental, 2 Latin Cups, 12 Leagues, 2 Spanish Cups and 1 Small Club World Cup.