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Di Stefano passes away

By Football News

Real Madrid great Alfredo Di Stefano has died following a heart attack, the club has announced.

Di Stefano, who celebrated his 88th birthday on Friday, was taken to the intensive care unit at Madrid's Gregorio Maranon Hospital on Saturday and was reported to be in a critical condition.

News of Di Stefano's death was published on Real's official website on Monday.