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5 former Real Madrid players you would be surprised to know are still active

Hassan Shafiq
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Modified 20 Dec 2019, 20:30 IST

Real Madrid v AS Roma - UEFA Champions League
Real Madrid v AS Roma - UEFA Champions League

Real Madrid became recognized as a noteworthy power in both Spanish and European football amid the 1950s, winning five successive European Cups and achieving the final on multiple occasions. This achievement was reproduced in the Spanish league, where the club won multiple times over the course of about seven years.

This legendary team, which comprised of players, for example, Francisco Gento ,Ferenc Puskás, Alfredo Di Stéfano, and Raymond Kopa, is considered by some in the game to be the best football club in the world.

One of Real Madrid's recent achievements which is also a proof of the greatness the club, is that they have won the UEFA Champions League 3 times in a row. They likewise lifted the FIFA Club World Cup effectively over the most recent three years, establishing their place as the greatest football club on the planet. 

At present, Los Blancos are not in the best of form and are sat 3rd in the LaLiga table in the current season.

However, the best club in Spanish football has a talent of winning silverware and that is probably not going to stop. One can anticipate that The Galacticos should ricochet back soon and get things right. 

A lot of incredible players hung up their boots at the Santiago Bernabeu. There is additionally a group of players who took up training or administrative jobs in the wake of saying goodbye to the club. In the interim, there is additionally a bunch of players who proceeded to play in lesser-known domestic leagues around the globe. 

On that note, I present to you five of the previous Real Madrid stars who are playing for clubs in lesser-known football leagues on the planet.

#5 Álvaro Mejía Pérez

In the wake of playing in the B and C groups of Real Madrid, Álvaro Mejía burned through four seasons playing for the senior group of The Galacticos (from 2003 – 2007). The central defender played 57 matches for them and furthermore has a goal to his name.

He was likewise a part of the group when they won the LaLiga in the 2006–07 season. 


The 36-year-old is right now an essential piece of a first level Qatari club, known as Al-Shahaniya Sports Club. 

Álvaro played three seasons with Spanish club Murcia after his time at Real Madrid. A single season with Ligue 1 club Arles-Avignon followed in 2010. He was then a piece of Turkish club Konyaspor for a long time before returning to Spain to play for Almería for a season.

The Spaniard at that point played for Superleague Greece club Ergotelis before at long last proceeding onward to Al-Shahaniya.

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