Jorge Valdano

Soccer Player

Birthday October 4, 1955

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace Argentina

Age 67 years old

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Forward who played for Real Zaragoza from 1979 to 1984 and was a member of the Argentinian national team from 1975 to 1990. He became a manager after retirement, leading Real Madrid from 1994 to 1996 and Valencia from 1996 to 1997.

Before Fame

He started playing soccer when he was 16 years old and began his professional career with Newell's Old Boys in 1973.


He wrote the book Suenos de futbol after his retirement.

Family Life

He grew up in Las Parejas, Argentina.

Associated With

He and Francisco Gento both starred on Real Madrid.