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Managing Madrid Podcast: One Of The Greatest ‘Remontadas’ In Real Madrid History

Kiyan Sobhani, Om Arvind, and Matt Wiltse discuss the greatness of Emilio Butragueño, Hugo Sanchez’s freak athleticism, and more


On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani, Om Arvind, and Matt Wiltse discuss:

  • The insanely dirty football that went unpunished in the tie against Inter in ‘86
  • The versatility of all of the Quinta del Buitre players
  • Weird things from 80s broadcast
  • Hugo Sanchez’s athletic ability, and overall ‘completeness’ as a striker
  • Emilio Butragueño’s genius with and without the ball
  • You can’t understand the greatness of players through numbers alone (duh — but a deeper discussion)
  • Gallego was a really good defensive midfielder
  • Chendo’s versatility and ability to cover lots of ground
  • Michel’s line-breaking ability
  • Rapid fire:
  1. Championship on the line, who do you choose to take your free-kick?
  2. Which goalie would you rely on to save it?
  3. Build a team to beat Jose Mourinho’s 11/12 side.
  4. Who is the third best player since 1990?

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4)

Om Arvind

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