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Argentine soccer great Alfredo Di Stéfano won two European Player of the Year awards and led Real Madrid to a record five straight European Cup championships.
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In early 2000, Di Stéfano finished fourth in the International Federation of Football History and Statistics' "Player of the Century" poll. That same year, he was decreed honorary president of Real Madrid for his years of distinguished service as a player and manager.
In October 2011, Di Stéfano was named the first inductee to the FIFA Hall of Fame by the governing body's president, Sepp Blatter.
Noting that he was still "young at heart," in May 2013,
the 86-year-old soccer legend announced plans to marry his 36-year-old personal assistant, Gina González.
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