MUNOZ Miguel( football player, coach)
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Biography MUNOZ Miguel
Born January 19, 1922.
Position midfielder, later coach
Playing career: 1943-44 - "Logronos, 1944-45 - Racing Santander (Santander), 1946-48 - Celta Vigo (Vigo), 1948-58 - Real Madrid (Madrid), 1948 - Spain squad (7 matches). Awards and achievements: 4-times champion of Spain (1954, 55, 57, 58), 2-times winner Koech (1956, 57), 2-time winner of the Latin Cup (1955, 57).
. Coaching career: 1959 - "Plus Ultra" (a subsidiary of the team Real Madrid CF), 1960-73 - Real Madrid (Madrid), 1960-62, 1982-90 - Spain squad, 1975-76 - "Granada", 1977-80 - "Las Palmas", 1980-81 - "Sevilla"
. Awards and achievements: 9-times champion of Spain (1961-65, . 1967-69), . 2-time winner of the Spanish Cup (1962, . 70), . 2-time winner Koech (1960, . 66), . Intercontinental Cup (1960), . finalist Koech (1962, . 64), . HEC (1971), . 2nd prizewinner of European Championship 1984,
Starting his career in the provincial clubs, Miguel Munoz in the 50 years he has become one of the undoubted leaders Real Madrid CF. Over time, the traditions of Spanish football at the time, as the most age-player team became Acting Captain. Acting on the position of right midfielder, Munoz famous selfless and tireless game. He was brilliantly assisted the best player Alfredo Di Stefano and Ferenc Puskas. The name Muö¦oz linked all of the biggest successes of "Real" 50-60 years. The Royal Club he achieved resounding success as a player and as coach. His coaching achievement - 14 seasons at Real Madrid - a club record and is unlikely to be exceeded. And impressive list of victories "Real" achieved under the leadership of Miguel, and became the award-winning coach in the history of Spanish football.
On the other hand, smoothly is only on paper. While "Real" were victorious on all fronts, Don Miguel praised to the skies. But after the boom of the 60th, when the best Spanish team began to hand over the position at home and on foreign affairs, the attitude to Muö¦oz has changed dramatically. Impair its relationship with the players, the fans booed him, obliquely stared guide. All concluded that Muö¦oz had to resign as coach of Real Madrid CF. Later he coached clubs, were not among the grandees of the Spanish football. When Sevilla slipped to the bottom of the fixture list, club bosses offered Muö¦oz search another job. Being committed to attacking football, but with a reliable refuge, he was subjected to a serious reconstruction of the national team, invited the young players, the team created a good climate. Spain played the next two world championships, but the best result was the entrance to the quarterfinals of the Mexican mundialya. But in the fight for the championship of the continent the Spanish team in 1984, reached the final by way of overcoming a strong team of Germany, and only in the final match lost masters, the French.
. After the next world championship (led yugam of 1 / 8) has attained the age of honorary Munoz retired from football.