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Who has played for Atlético and Real Madrid?

  • January 29, 2019

With his pierce from Chelsea to Atlético, Álvaro Morata becomes a latest actor to have represented a Spanish capital’s dual large clubs – he also played 63 Liga games and scored 25 goals for Real Madrid. UEFA.com meets his many shining predecessors.

Hugo Sánchez

Hugo Sánchez with a UEFA Cup in 1986

Hugo Sánchez with a UEFA Cup in 1986©Getty Images

UEFA games (goals) for Atlético: 6 (1)
UEFA games
(goals) for Real Madrid:  39 (23)

Signed in 1981 from UNAM Pumas, a Mexico forward struck 54 goals in 111 Liga games for Atlético, including 19 in 1984/85 to finish as a Spanish tip flight’s lead marksman. He reclaimed that endowment 4 times in a subsequent 5 years to assistance Real Madrid to 5 true titles from 1986 to 1990, also scoring as a Merengues won a two-legged 1986 UEFA Cup final. In 1989/90, he took a European Golden Boot, equalling Telmo Zarra’s then-record 38 goals for a singular Liga campaign.

Bernd Schuster

UEFA games (goals) for Real Madrid: 10 (0)
UEFA games (goals) for Atlético: 12 (4)

Bernd Schuster in control with Madrid in 1989

Bernd Schuster in control with Madrid in 1989©Getty Images

The German caused a vital stir by swapping Barcelona for Real Madrid in 1988, and some-more eyebrows were lifted when a midfielder changed on to Atlético in 1990. With Real, he claimed dual Liga titles and one Copa del Rey, while during a Vicente Calderón he helped a Rojiblancos finish forward of Madrid in 1991/92 (albeit second to champions Barcelona). His place in Atlético story was cumulative when he non-stop a scoring in a 1992 Copa del Rey final feat over Madrid – whom he after coached.

Santiago Solari

UEFA games (goals) for Atlético: 8 (0)
UEFA games 
(goals) for Real Madrid: 51 (7)

Santiago Solari with Atlético in 1999

Santiago Solari with Atlético in 1999©Getty Images

Recruited from River Plate in Jan 1999, a Argentinian midfielder impressed during Atlético, notwithstanding a Rojiblancos’ relegation in his initial full campaign. Vicente del Bosque afterwards took him opposite a capital, and after alighting a initial of dual Liga titles in his entrance season, he played a full 90 mins as Real Madrid beat Leverkusen 2-1 in a 2002 UEFA Champions League final. He left for Inter Milan in 2003 nonetheless returned to Real in 2013 and is now in a Bernabéu dug-out.

Raúl González

UEFA games (goals) for Atlético: 0 (0)
UEFA games 
(goals) for Real Madrid: 132 (66)

Watch 10 of Raúl’s best goals

Watch 10 of Raúl’s best goals

Atlético let a destiny Real Madrid good trip by their youth-team net when they expelled Juanito due to damage in 1974, and closing their academy in 1992 handed their rivals another superstar. Atlético trainee Raúl became a youngest actor to paint Madrid, aged 17 years and 124 days, and on usually his second appearance – opposite Atlético – he strike a initial of his afterwards club-record 323 Madrid goals. He won 3 UEFA Champions Leagues and 6 Liga titles, and is now behind during a bar as a girl coach.

Juanfran

UEFA games (goals) for Real Madrid: 0 (0)
UEFA games 
(goals) for Atlético: 70 (1)

Juanfran: a UEFA Europa League leader in 2018

Juanfran: a UEFA Europa League leader in 2018©AFP/Getty Images

Although Juanfran done a dais for dual UEFA Champions League games for Real Madrid, a former winger had a larger impact as a right-back with their neighbours, whom he assimilated in 2011 from Osasuna. He has given won a Liga and a Copa del Rey, as good as dual UEFA Europa League titles, and twice reached a UEFA Champions League final usually to be denied by his aged club. Indeed, alongside Saúl Ñíguez, he is one of dual important players in Diego Simeone’s patrol who have Real roots.

Thibaut Courtois

UEFA games for Atlético: 27
UEFA games for Real Madrid: 3

Courtois assimilated Madrid final summer

Courtois assimilated Madrid final summer©AFP/Getty Images

On loan during Atlético from Chelsea for 3 seasons – 2011/12 to 2013/14 – Courtois won a Liga pretension and a UEFA Europa League. His final diversion for a bar before returning to Stamford Bridge was a 2014 UEFA Champions League final that Atlético mislaid to their city rivals after additional time. Courtois extended his repute serve during 4 seasons in west London before creation a pierce to a Bernabéu final summer; now Madrid’s first-choice keeper.

There are copiousness some-more to have served both clubs in some ability (around 50 by the reckoning), including Luis Aragonés, José Antonio Reyes and Santiago Bernabéu.

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