Real Madrid, a new solidarity golf tournament



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Real Madrid, a new solidarity golf tournament

Iker Casillas, Fernando Morientes, José Antonio Camacho and Emilio Butragueño, all former Real Madrid players, attended this Monday the presentation of the VIII Solidarity Golf Tournament organized by the association of ex-football players from the white team and which will be held on June 28 at the National Golf Center.

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The tournament will bring together teams of four players from companies and SMEs and the profits will go to social projects managed by the Association of former Real Madrid footballers and whose general manager is Isidoro San José.

"The goal is to raise funds for our solidarity projects through the teams, financed by companies," said San José, during the presentation held at the Unicaja HUB, sponsor of the tournament. Ana Echenique, director of Unicaja's Cabinet, thanked the "dedication and involvement of the former Real Madrid players because this tournament, apart from the fun part of the game, helps solidarity projects, which we are delighted to help with"

Emilio Butragueño, director of Institutional Relations at Real Madrid, said that for all those who have been "lucky enough" to wear the white shirt, the association of former soccer players "means a lot."

"We talked about the values ​​of the club and the association's objective is to help colleagues with these projects. The athlete is always supportive and at Real Madrid we are even more so with our teammates", he confessed.

The presentation of the tournament was attended by former soccer players such as Fernando Morientes, Francisco Pavón, Rafael Martín Vázquez, José Antonio Camacho, Alfonso Pérez, Fernando Sanz and Iker Casillas.

Real Madrid Club de Fútbol, ​​known simply as Real Madrid, is a Spanish football club based in the city of Madrid. He plays in the Primera División, the top division of the Spanish football league. Founded in 1902 with the official name of Madrid Club de Fútbol, ​​it was awarded the title of Real in 1920 by King Alfonso XIII of Spain, together with the famous crown decorating its coat of arms.

He has been in the Primera División since the first edition of the tournament (1928-1929 season) and can boast one of the most prestigious palmarès in the world. On a national level, he has won 35 championships, 19 Spanish Cups, a La Liga Cup, 12 Spanish Super Cups and an Eva Duarte Cup, while internationally he has won 14 European Cups / UEFA Champions League, 2 UEFA Cups, 4 UEFA Super Cups, 3 Intercontinental Cups and 4 Club World Cups, as well as an Ibero-American Cup, for a total of 96 official trophies, making it one of the most successful football clubs.

Among the many records, it holds that of total (14) and consecutive (5, from the inaugural edition 1955-56 to that 1959-60) in the Champions Cup. In 2000, Real Madrid was elected by FIFA as the best club of the 20th century, [1] while in 2004 they received the FIFA Centennial Order of Merit from the same international association.