Aurelio Campa: Former Real Madrid, Las Palmas defender dies at 86

Aurelio Campa: Former Real Madrid, Las Palmas defender dies at 86

- Aurelio Campa former Real Madrid star dies at the age of 86

- The former Spanish defender also played for Granada and Las Palmas before hanging his boots

- Campa won two league titles and one Latin Cup during his reign at the Santiago Bernabeu

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Spanish League giants Real Madrid have submitted their condolences to the family of their former player Aurelio Campa who recently lost his life.

The 86-year-old former defender who won two league titles with Los Blancos passed away over the weekend.

Although the cause of his death is yet to be known, the Galacticos sympathises with his family and friends.

Apart from the La Liga titles he clinched during his short spell at the Santiago Bernabeu, Campa also won a Latin Cup.

According to statement on their official website, Los Blancos said: "Real Madrid C. F., its president and the Board of Directors are deeply saddened by the death of Aurelio Campa, who was a player of our club during the 1953/54 and 1954/55 seasons.

"Real Madrid C. F. would like to express their condolences and send their sympathy and support to his family and loved ones, condolence that extends to all of madridismo.

"During his time at Real Madrid C. F. Aurelio Campa won two leagues and a Copa Latina."Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!

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The former defender after leaving the Bernabeu also played for Las Palmas, Granada, and CD Badajoz before hanging his boots.

La Union Deportiva in their remark over the death of their former star said on their website: “The UD Las Palmas wants to express its deepest regret to close family and friends.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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