Spain Euro 2008-winning coach Luis Aragones dead

Madrid: Tributes have poured in after the death of former Spain coach Luis Aragones at the age of 75. Aragones was a prominent figure within the national game and led Spain to victory at Euro 2008, his team beating Germany in the final before he ended a four-year spell at the helm.

Luis Aragones
Luis Aragones 

A statement from the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) read: "The Spanish Football Federation wants to express its grief and shock at the death of Luis Aragones."

Reports in the Spanish media said Aragones was admitted to the Madrid clinic in the early hours of Saturday morning but died soon after. Atletico will mark his death with a minute’s silence ahead of the Primera Division clash with Real Sociedad today.



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