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Joaquin Peiro, who was an Atlético de Madrid player and Málaga coach, died this Wednesday at the age of 84.
The ex-footballer had suffered from Alzheimer's for years, and was admitted to a residence.
Joaquín Peiró made his debut at Atlético de Madrid in 1954, where he played for seven seasons, scoring almost 100 goals.
Later he left for Italy, to play for teams like Inter Milan and Rome. Thus, he became the second Spanish footballer in Serie A, after Luis Suárez.
As a coach, he reached his peak at Málaga, a team he managed for five seasons, although he also led Granada, Murcia or Badajoz.
From his old club, ‘Atleti’, they have expressed their condolences for the death. «One of our great legends has passed away (…) You will always be in our hearts«They have written from their official Twitter account.