Atletico Madrid legend passes away 24 hours after 14-year-old youth team star – The Sun

ATLETICO MADRID legend Jose Luis Capon has died, aged 72.

The tragic news of his death comes just 24 hours after Atletico youth star Christian Minchola, 14, passed away.

 Tributes have poured in for Spanish legend Jose Luis Capon
Tributes have poured in for Spanish legend Jose Luis CaponCredit: Twitter @atletienglish

Atletico Madrid have paid tribute to the former defender – who played for them from 1970 until 1980.

Alongside a picture of him, the club wrote: “Jose Luis Capon, one of our great legends, has passed away.

“You will always be in our hearts. Rest in peace.”

More to follow…

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