Luis Aragonés

Luis Aragonés

Birth
Madrid, Spain
Death 1 Feb 2014 (aged 75)
Madrid, Spain
Burial Alcobendas, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Memorial ID 128137857 · View Source
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José Luis Aragonés Suárez,usually referred to as Luis Aragonés and sometimes simply as Luis, was a Spanish footballer and manager. He coached the Spanish national team that won UEFA Euro 2008.

Aragonés spent the majority of his career as a player and coach at Atlético de Madrid. He was a prominent player and then coach of the successful Atlético team of the late 1960s and early 1970s. The team were national champions four times, reached the 1974 European Cup Final and won the Intercontinental Cup. Between 1964 and 1974, he played 265 Primera Liga games for Atlético and scored 123 goals. He also played for several other clubs, including Real Madrid, and played 11 times for Spain, scoring three goals. Apart from Atlético he also coached seven other La Liga clubs as well as the Spanish national football team whom he led to their second European Championship title in 2008. He became the head coach of the Turkish club Fenerbahçe after the tournament, the sole time that he coached outside of his native Spain. He died on 1 February 2014 aged 75.


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  • Created by: Jack Torrance
  • Added: 17 Apr 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 128137857
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Luis Aragonés (28 Jul 1938–1 Feb 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 128137857, citing Cementerio de la Paz, Alcobendas, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain ; Maintained by Jack Torrance (contributor 48386764) .