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Jorge Valdano

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1955 (66 years old)

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Las Parejas, Argentina

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Jorge Alberto Francisco Valdano Castellanos (born 4 October 1955) is an Argentine former footballer, coach and the former general manager of Real Madrid. He was born in Las Parejas, Santa Fe Province, and played as a forward throughout his footballing career. He is currently working as a commentator for BeIN Sports (Spain).He had a major influence in Argentina's 1986 World Cup triumph, including a goal in the final, the Real Madrid striker scored a total of 4 goals in the 1986 World Cup, and played a major role in Argentina's 1986 World Cup victory.

With the Argentina national team, Valdano took part at the 1975 Copa América as well as the 1982 and 1986s FIFA World Cups, the latter of which Argentina won. He scored four goals in the 1986 tournament, including Argentina's second goal against West Germany in the final. In total, he earned 23 caps for his nation between 1975 and 1990, scoring seven goals.

Although he initially played for Newell's Old Boys, Alavés and Real Zaragoza, his most successful period at club level was at Real Madrid, where he won La Liga twice, the Copa de la Liga and two UEFA Cups. As a manager, he coached Spanish sides Tenerife, Real Madrid and Valencia. Considered a benchmark for the way he addressed various football clubs, Valdano participated in 2013 at the World Leadership Forum and in the World Business Forum in Mexico City, where he associated the world of sports and business behind it, where he listed the 11 powers of leadership, based on his last book.


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