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Luis Aragonés, former Spain coach, dies aged 75

Former Spanish national team coach Luis Aragones has died aged 75 in Madrid.

The former footballer, who played for Real Betis and Atletico Madrid, took over as the country’s coach in 2004 and led Spain to their first European trophy in 2008 for the time in 44 years.

During his managerial career, that began in the 1970s, Aragones was in charge of top La Liga teams Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Sevilla, Mallorca and Espanyol.

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