24 February 97-m to year of life died legendary Spanish football player and coach Raphael Iriondo, champion of Spain of 1943 in the «Athletics» (Bilbao), reports football-espana.net.
In the composition of the Basque club Iriondo won four of the Cup of the Generalissimo Cup and Eva Duarte.
He was part of the legendary attack «Athletics» – Agustin Gainza, Telmo Sarah (record of performance that not so long ago has beaten Lionel Messi), Raphael Iriondo, Jose Luis Panizo.
In 1940-53, Raphael Iriondo played for the lions 326 games in which 117 times amazed gate of rivals.
In 1946-47 he played two matches in the national team of Spain in which he scored one goal (in the goal of Portuguese).
Raphael Iriondo in 1955-82, coached several Spanish clubs, including Espanyol, real Zaragoza, real Betis, athletic. In 1969 he won the king’s Cup against athletic, in 1977 involved (beaten in the final «athletic»).