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Real Madrid Official Announcement: Passing of Former Player Juan Cruz Sol

Former Real Madrid defender Juan Cruz Sol, who played for the club from 1975 - 1979, passed away today at the age of 73.

After Real Madrid signed Sol from Valencia, he had 110 appearances for the club over that four-year span before moving back to Valencia where he’d retire and then later go on to become a social ambassador.

From Real Madrid’s official website:

Real Madrid would like to send their condolences and warmest regards to his wife Paola and his two daughters, to all his relatives and loved ones, as well as to Valencia C. F., the club where he was the social ambassador in the board of directors, and to all their fans.

During his five seasons at Real Madrid he won 4 Spanish Leagues and 1 Spanish Cup. In his twelve seasons at Valencia he won 1 European Cup Winners’ Cup, 1 European Super Cup, 1 Spanish League and 1 Spanish Cup. He was international with the Spanish national team on 28 occasions.

Juan Cruz Sol passed away at the age of 73. Real Madrid extends their condolences to all of madridismo.

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