Alfredo di Stefano suffers heart attack

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:50 IST

Real Madrid's honorary president Alfredo di Stefano has been hospitalized in Valencia after suffering a heart attack.

Alfredo di Stefano suffers heart attack
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Valencia:

Real Madrid's honorary president Alfredo di Stefano has been hospitalized in Valencia after suffering a heart attack. Doctors say he needs a bypass surgery, which would be conducted once his condition improves. Di Stefano has been a record goalscorer for the club, and led the Spanish club to five consecutive European Cup triumphs between 1956 and 1960. He also got them eight Spanish league titles. He won the European Footballer of the Year award in 1957 and 1959.

Topics : Football Real Madrid
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