Real Madrid: The Greatest Soccer Team of 1953 to 1960


Is it really possible to pick out the greatest teams of all time? The parameters for making the choice are not simple and in many cases are subjective. However this article will give you the Greatest Teams Of 1953 to 1960.

The arrival of Alfredo Di Stéfano at Real Madrid heralded a period of unrivaled success for Los Merengues, which saw them win the Spanish league title in 1954, 1955, 1957 and 1958.

More remarkable were the five consecutive European Cup titles that were won, culminating in the unforgettable 7-3 win over Eintracht Frankfurt in the 1960 final at Hampden Park, in front of 130,000 spectators, with Di Stefano scoring a hat trick and Ferenc Puskas netting four times.

After being beaten in the 1957 European Cup semi-final, Manchester United’s Bobby Charlton said of Real Madrid:

“These people are just not human. It’s not the game that I’ve been taught.”

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