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Place of birth  Badajoz, Spain
Years  Team
Name  Adelardo Rodriguez
Height  1.71 m
Playing position  Midfielder
1957–1959  Badajoz
Role  Footballer
Position  Midfielder
Adelardo Rodriguez Who are most widely accepted as the club39s most legendary
Full name  Adelardo Rodriguez Sanchez
Date of birth  (1939-09-26) 26 September 1939 (age 76)

Adelardo Rodriguez Sanchez, usually referred to simply as Adelardo (born 26 September 1939 in Badajoz) is a former Spanish footballer.


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Club career

Adelardo Rodriguez Una medalla para Adelardo Extremadura El Peridico

Adelardo enjoyed a 17-year spell at Atletico Madrid from 1959 to 1976. He was one of the most accomplished midfield schemers of his generation, combining skill, commitment and an eye for goal.

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During his spell, the club won three La Liga titles (65–66, 69–70 and 72–73), five Copa del Reys (1960, 1961, 1965, 1972 and 1976), the 1962 European Cup Winners' Cup, the 1974 Intercontinental Cup.

He played for Atletico 550 official appearances (which remains the record to this date) in which he scored 114 goals.

International career

He played 14 times for the Spain national football team, scoring 2 goals. He was in the squad of both the 1962 FIFA World Cup and the 1966 FIFA World Cup.


Atletico Madrid
  • Intercontinental Cup (1): 1974
  • UEFA Cup Winners' Cup (1): 1961–62
  • La Liga (3): 1965–66, 1969–70, 1972–73
  • Copa del Rey (5): 1959–60, 1960–61, 1964–65, 1971–72, 1975–76
  • References

    Adelardo Rodriguez Wikipedia

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