"El Buitre" (The Vulture) led Real Madrid's La Quinta del Buitre lineup that dominated European soccer for much of the 1980s.
He scored in his very first international game with Spain.
He and all four of his Quinta squadmates made the 1990 FIFA World Cup lineup.
He grew up in Madrid, Spain.
He and Raul Gonzalez were briefly teammates on Real Madrid from 1994 to 1995.