Top Ten Goalies and Defenders of Atletico Madrid-All time

by on September 23, 2010
in Spanish La Liga League

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Abel Resino played most of his career with Atletico Madrid football club. Resino played 243 matches for the Atletico football club and won the Zamora trophy during 1990-91. Jose Francisco Molina was the goal keeper of the Atletico FC for five years. Molina helped the team to win the double of 1995-96 and won the Zamora trophy in the same season. Leo Franco stopped seven penalties till the end 2007-08 that includes two against Sevilla football club on 2006. Edgardo Madinabeytia won several championships with Atletico Madrid football club that include 3 Copa del Reys, one La Liga and one UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup. Miguel Reina won Zamora trophy of 1976-77 while playing for Atletico Madrid. Joel Robles, Sergio Asenjo and David de Gea are currently playing for Atletico Madrid football club. Christiano Abbiati played for Atletico Madrid football club on loan from Milan FC.

Top ten goalies of Atletico Madrid are:

  1. Edgardo Madinabeytia
  2. Rodri
  3. Miguel Reina
  4. Abel Resino
  5. Jose Francisco Molina
  6. Leo Franco
  7. Sergio Asenjo
  8. David de Gea
  9. Joel Robles
  10. Christian Abbiati

Feliciano Rivilla played a total of 244 games for Atletico Madrid football club. Rivilla spent most of his career with this club, i.e. from 1958 to 1968.  Isacio Calleja played 298 matches for the Atletico football club and was the part of UEFA Cup Winners Cup of 1961-62 and Spanish League of 1965-66 and 1969-70. Calleja also helped Atletico FC to win 4 Spanish Cups. Roberto Solozabal played as a central defender in 231 matches for the Atletico Madrid football club. Juan Carlos Aguilera played as a right defender for two spells. The second spell is the longest one and had played 269 matches during the second spell. Aguilera helped the Atletico Madrid club to win two successive Copa del Reys of 1991 and 1992. Juan Carlos Arteche played 308 matches as a central defender for the Atletico football club. Francisco Melo played 192 matches for the Atletico football club. Eusebio played more than 200 matches and helped the team to win two Spanish Cups, 3 Spanish Leagues and one Intercontinental Cup.

Top ten defenders of Atletico Madrid football club are:

  1. Feliciano Rivilla
  2. Isacio Calleja
  3. Jorge Griffa
  4. Jesus Glaria
  5. Eusebio Bejarano
  6. Melo
  7. Juan Carlos Arteche
  8. Carlos Aguilera
  9. Roberto Solozabal
  10. Santiago Denia

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