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)