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Managing Madrid Podcast: The Legacies Of Real Madrid’s British Players; How Di Stefano Kickstarted Quinta Del Buitre

Kiyan Sobhani, Matt Wiltse, and Kristofer McCormack discuss Laurie Cunningham’s underrated legacy, who was the best British Real Madrid player ever, and revisit Di Stefano’s time as a manager

Real Madrid’s Briton David Beckham (R) f Photo credit should read JAVIER SORIANO/AFP via Getty Images

On this Patron-only episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani, Matt Wiltse, and Kristofer McCormack discuss:

- Sir Alex Ferguson’s awe of Alfredo di Stefano

- Jonathan Woodgate’s debut and overall bad luck

- Real Madrid’s center-back situation in the 2000s

- Michael Owen’s legacy, goalscoring ratio, and goal against Barcelona

- David Beckham’s transfer story, broken relationship with Sir Alex Ferguson, and ultimate Real Madrid legacy

- Steve McManaman — master of the volley

- Laurie Cunningham — one of the most underrated Real Madrid legacies.

- His style of play, ovation at Camp Nou, and his importance in breaking social barriers

- Gareth Bale’s legacy and peak

- Alfredo di Stefano as manager: His playing style, coaching journey, and responsibility for kickstarting Quinta del Buitre.

- And more

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4)

Kristofer McCormack (@K_mc06)