Former Real Madrid goalkeeper coach William Vecchi has died. The Italian breathed his last at the age of 73 on Wednesday (August 3). His death has been mourned by the Spanish giants.
Real Madrid express deep sorrow over Vecchi’s death. In a statement they said, ‘The president of Real Madrid and its board officials are deeply saddened by the death of Vecchi. Our condolences to his family, teammates and club. May his soul rest in peace.’
Born in 1948, Vecchi. He spent his playing career in AC Milan, Cagliari, Como and SPL jerseys. Although he did not play for the Italian team, he represented the under-21 team. After that, the star got involved in coaching.
Vecchi became Real Madrid’s goalkeeper coach in 2013 at the age of 64. He then worked with Iker Casillas, Diego Lopez and Keylor Navas. During his tenure, Los Blancos won La Decima. Won the Copa del Rey title, FIFA Club World Cup and European Super Cup. In addition to Real A, fighting for the La Liga title until the last matchday.
debuted as a senior goalkeeper in 1967. He played 46 matches for this club till 1974. Then went to the Italian Serie A and another club Cagliari. He played 26 matches there in two years. He represented Como in 147 matches from 1976 to 1981. He played 33 matches in the SPL jersey.