Who is Real Madrid's first goalie

Vicente José Vicente Train

A goalkeeper expert to block the ball

Position: goalkeeper
Calls: 100 competitive games
Appearances of the Spanish national team: 7 games

José Vicente Train is a role model for struggle and overcoming. After he was excluded from the youth teams of Barcelona, ​​he was able to become one of the best goalkeepers in the national panorama. He triumphed at Real Madrid and in the national team, where he was part of the team that won the European Championship in 1964, despite not playing the finals.

Vicente's greatest virtue was his safety. He even became El Grapas (The bracket) called because he could often catch the balls directly without having to save the ball. He was a conscientious and determined goalkeeper. He also dominated air balls and was able to master one-on-one situations.

He made his first division debut with Espanyol in 1956, the first club where he could prove himself. After four years of excellent performances, he was signed by Real Madrid. As a white goalkeeper, he won four Spanish championships in a row and three Zamora trophies as a goalkeeper who has conceded the fewest goals.

In 1964 he finished his stage at Real Madrid, in which other goalkeepers like Betancort or araquistain stood out. He moved to Mallorca and ended his career with Deportivo de La Coruña.


Honors

4 Spanish championships
1 Spanish cup
1 world cup