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Real Madrid’s Vice-President Fernandez Tapias passes away

Fernandez Tapias passed away this morning, the club announced on its website.

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Real Madrid have announced the passing of first vice-president Fernando Fernandez Tapias. Fernandez Tapias was 84 years old and he passed away this morning.

Real Madrid C. F., the club’s Board of Directors and its president, Florentino Pérez, are deeply saddened by the passing of Fernando Fernández Tapias, first vice-president of our club, and would like to express their condolences to his wife, Nuria González, his children, and his family and loved ones.

Fernando Fernández-Tapias was a Real Madrid member for 30 years, since 13 October 1993, and was part of all the Boards of Directors chaired by Florentino Pérez. He was vice-chairman of the Board of Directors from 17 July 2000 to 2 July 2006. He was first vice-president of the club from 1 June 2009 to the present.

Always demonstrating his commitment to the Real Madrid Foundation, of which he was a trustee from 18 July 2000 to 2 July 2006 and from 4 November 2009 to the present.

In the time that Fernando Fernández-Tapias has been a member of the Real Madrid Board of Directors, our club has won 58 trophies, including 6 European Football Cups and 3 European Basketball Cups.

Fernando Fernández-Tapias has been a model of loyalty, commitment and dedication to Real Madrid. His passing is a huge loss for Real Madrid and for all madridistas. May he rest in peace.

The staff over at Managing Madrid want to send Fernandez Tapias’ family its best wishes. May he rest in peace.

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