Real Madrid and world football legend Alfredo di Stefano dies at 88 [Best Tweets]

Sad news broke out of Spain on Monday afternoon: Alfredo di Stefano has passed away.

Reports came out over the weekend that, just days after his 88th birthday, Real Madrid legend Di Stefano has been put into a coma after suffering a heart attack.

According to Marca, Di Stefano had a cardiac arrest on the street at 5pm on Saturday afternoon.

The honorary president of Real Madrid was subsequently being treated for at the Gregorio Marañón hospital, however on Monday he passed away.

Di Stefano scored 216 goals in 282 games for Real Madrid, whilst also playing international football for Argentina, Colombia and Spain.

Below are the best tweets and tribute to Alfredo di Stefano.

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