Former Spain manager Luis Aragones dies aged 75

Former Spain national team manager Luis Aragones has died, aged 75, the BBC reports.

Aragones led Spain to their first major trophy at an international tournament with victory in the 2008 European Championship.

He also managed several of Spain’s top clubs, including Barcelona and Atletico Madrid where he won the La Liga title in 1977.

As a player, he scored 172 goals in 372 games when at Atletico and represented his country on 13 occasions.

The Spanish Football Federation issued a statement that “expressed its grief and shock at the death of Luis Aragones”.

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