I think no one at this point is aware that Florentino Pérez ya play for the story, to look into the eyes of the legend of Santiago Bernabeu as disruptive president of the history of Real Madrid and football. The father of the country won five European cups followed and a sixth, 16 Leagues, built a flagship stadium and a sports city that saved the club 20 years after his death. A lot of vision, leadership and all that, but much of the foundation of his legacy was due to a signing that went well, Alfredo Di Stéfano. The ball had not entered since before the Civil warThe Argentine arrived and the story changed.
Florentino’s Di Stéfano could be Cristiano Ronaldo –Presented by him although half signed by Ramon Calderon– that only looks down on the club’s all-time scorers table. For different reasons Cristiano and Di Stéfano are incomparable. I already said in this column when CR7 marched that thank you and goodbye, but that it has no place in my heart despite the four European Cups. I respect those who do not see it that way, but for me an idol has to do more than score goals to be a symbol. Your willingness to sign for him City before going back to Manchester United is significant.
Kylian Mbappé He is 22 years old. Cristiano was 24 when he arrived in Madrid. The Frenchman could be Florentino’s greatest sporting legacy in Madrid’s history, although that remains to be written. With a new stadium, Valdebebas and we’ll see if Super league, Pérez may think that he has little left to put something in his name: Florentino Pérez Sports City? “People do not enter into their heads that I played for Madrid 17 seasons completely free. Nor that now I have been president for 17 years also for free. Then they call us thieves and they stay so calm. Or they call us businessmen because they believe that This is our company. It’s horrible! “, said Bernabéu in an interview in which they asked him about Di Stéfano’s salary ….