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Emilio Butragueño: the vulture

Coming through the ranks as part of Real Madrid’s legendary Quinta del Buitre, few of their own have gone on to greater things than Emilio Butragueño

The often-forgotten excellence of Spain at Euro 84

FOR MANY PEOPLE, Spain’s victory in Euro 2008 was an unexpected triumph. For 44 years La Roja had gone trophyless on the major international stages, and after clumsily negotiating their qualifying group…