Málaga to pay tribute to Madrid legend Juanito against Atlético

Málaga president Sheikh Abdullah Al Thani had laid on a number of Juan Gómez ‘Juanito’ con motivo del XXV aniversario de su muerte este sábado contra el Atlético.

Málaga to pay tribute to Madrid legend Juanito against Atlético
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To commemorate the XXV anniversary of the death of Juan Gómez ‘Juanito’, Málaga have arranged a special tribute to the former player, who spent two seasons at La Rosaleda after a decade with Real Madrid were his memory is kept alive on minute 7 in every home game. Juanito, who lost his life in a car crash on 2 April 1992 aged just 37, will be remembered prior to kick-off ahead of tomorrow's game against Atlético de Madrid.

FUTBOLJuanito, born in Fuengirola, Málaga province, is a legend at Real Madrid

Juanito remembered by Málaga

La Rosaleda's video screens will display images of the ex-Málaga and Madrid player and a mannequin, dressed in Juanito's original, old Málaga kit will be exhibited before going on display at the club museum.

Juankar to pay tribute to Juanito

Club owner and president Sheikh Abdullah Al Thani has asked left-back Juankar, who curiously alway wears the number 7 shirt, to perform a symbolic tribute to Juanito.

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