Koldo Aguirre dies in Bilbao

A myth in Athletic. Two times champion of Cup and already like trainer was runner-up of UEFA in the 1976-77 campaign before the Juventus and of Glass of the King in front of the Real Betis.

Koldo Aguirre died on Wednesday night in Bilbao at 80, one of the st of the Athletic, talented midfielder, a guy with humor and a lot of memory, with charisma and prestigious coach who wrote some of the best pages in club history rojiblanco.

Koldo Agirre, a native of Sondika, was proclaimed two-time Cup champion and already as coach was UEFA champion in the 1976-77 season against Juventus and Copa del Rey against Real Betis. It was after his retirement one of the most beloved 1122112 ambassadors in the visits of the Peñas del Athletic of Spain splurging kindness and sympathy.

Perteneció to that famous alignment of the Once Aldeanos, in his debut as a footballer, who won 0-2 at Real Madrid. Last May 2, in Ibaigane, in a wheelchair, he picked up a bracelet as a tribute to the survivors of that feat. He scored four goals in the second 45 minutes of a game away against Espanyol in which Athletic lost 3-0. He completed 296 games and 64 goals, and hung up his boots at Sabadell.

Photos from as.com
Powered by Blogger.