Di Stéfano's career highlights

Five times a European Cup winner with Real Madrid CF and the recipient of the 2007 UEFA President's Award, UEFA.com looks back on the remarkable career of the late Alfredo di Stéfano.

Features

  • Financial fair play explained

    Financial fair play explained

    Watch this short video for an outline of UEFA’s Financial Fair Play regulations and how they look to make football healthier by ensuring that clubs participating in UEFA’s competitions operate within their means, and encourage sustainable growth and development.
  • Munich: thriving grassroots football on UEFA maxi-pitch

    Munich: thriving grassroots football on UEFA maxi-pitch

    UEFA donates maxi-pitches to each host city of major club competition. The goal of the maxi-pitches is to develop football at grassroots level and to increase the passion and joy in football among youngsters. UEFA also donated a maxi pitch to Munich after the 2012 UEFA Champions League final, the fourth hosted by the Bavarian city. UEFA visited the maxi-pitch and spoke to the people who have benefited from it.
  • Women’s football in Hungary

    Women’s football in Hungary

    The development of women’s football is among the priorities of the Hungarian Football Federation (MLSZ) and ahead of their domestic cup final, Hungarian international Zsanett Jakabfi and Budapest-born recent UEFA Women’s Champions League winner Dzsenifer Marozsán – talk about the importance of being involved in the sport.
  • UEFA Executive Master programme to aid international players

    UEFA Executive Master programme to aid international players

    Zbigniew Boniek, Borislav Mihaylov and Davor Šuker have all been masterful international players who have put their experience to good use by becoming decision-makers in the administration of European football. They tell us how more leading footballers can become decision-makers after the launch of UEFA's Executive Master for International Players.
  • Protecting the game

    Protecting the game

    Join UEFA in the fight against match-fixing and preserve integrity in football.
  • UEFA President on re-election

    UEFA President on re-election

    Hear Michel Platini’s speech after being re-elected for a third four year-term at the helm of European football in Vienna.
  • Amputee football in Berlin

    Amputee football in Berlin

    Some of the best Amputee footballers in the world were on show at the 2015 UEFA Champions Festival in Berlin.
    02/07/20152:47
  • Financial fair play explained

    Financial fair play explained

    Watch this short video for an outline of UEFA’s Financial Fair Play regulations and how they look to make football healthier by ensuring that clubs participating in UEFA’s competitions operate within their means, and encourage sustainable growth and development.
    30/06/20152:02
  • UEFA Executive Committee meets in Prague

    UEFA Executive Committee meets in Prague

    UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino explains the decisions of the UEFA Executive Committee in Prague, including the naming of the host venues for the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League finals and the 2017 UEFA Super Cup.
    30/06/20154:08
  • Blind football at UEFA Champions Festival

    Blind football at UEFA Champions Festival

    The UEFA Champions Festival in Berlin is showcasing UEFA’s ‘football for all abilities’ portfolio, including a match for the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA).
    05/06/20153:29
  • Women’s football in Hungary

    Women’s football in Hungary

    The development of women’s football is among the priorities of the Hungarian Football Federation (MLSZ) and ahead of their domestic cup final, Hungarian international Zsanett Jakabfi and Budapest-born recent UEFA Women’s Champions League winner Dzsenifer Marozsán – talk about the importance of being involved in the sport.
    03/06/20153:32
  • Munich: thriving grassroots football on UEFA maxi-pitch

    Munich: thriving grassroots football on UEFA maxi-pitch

    UEFA donates maxi-pitches to each host city of major club competition. The goal of the maxi-pitches is to develop football at grassroots level and to increase the passion and joy in football among youngsters. UEFA also donated a maxi pitch to Munich after the 2012 UEFA Champions League final, the fourth hosted by the Bavarian city. UEFA visited the maxi-pitch and spoke to the people who have benefited from it.
    01/06/20153:56
  • Hitzlsperger on homosexuality in football

    Hitzlsperger on homosexuality in football

    Former German international Thomas Hitzlsperger talks about coming out as gay and the acceptance of homosexual players in football on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.
    15/05/20152:22
  • Seedorf on diversity

    Seedorf on diversity

    Ahead of International Day against Homophobia, UEFA Global Ambassador for Diversity and Change Clarence Seedorf calls on the football world to embrace diversity.
    15/05/20150:30
  • Boquete talks final inspiration

    Boquete talks final inspiration

    As she prepares to participate in the UEFA Women’s Champions League final in Berlin, UEFA women’s football development ambassador Verónica Boquete tells players of the future that glory is possible through football with some hard work.
    14/05/20151:07
  • Northern Ireland welcomes Captains of Change

    Northern Ireland welcomes Captains of Change

    "It's great to see the impact that it's having," said Lee Tavinder after overseeing the latest training session in UEFA's Captains of Change integration programme.
    05/05/20154:10
  • Bulgaria preparing to inspire football’s future

    Bulgaria preparing to inspire football’s future

    As they prepare for the UEFA European Under-17 Championship, Bulgarian Football Union president Borislav Mihaylov explains how the final tournament can be a springboard to develop the love of the sport among aspiring footballers in the country.
    04/05/20151:28
  • Meet the mentors of the UEFA Women in Football Leadership programme

    Meet the mentors of the UEFA Women in Football Leadership programme

    Joyce Cook, Jane Purdon and Sarah O’Shea are all mentors of participants of UEFA’s Women in Football Leadership programme, meeting for the third time at UEFA headquarters in Nyon. They tell us about the importance of the programme, the message it sends to the wider sports community and what participants gain from attending the course.
    01/05/20153:00
  • Women in Football Leadership Programme making a difference

    Women in Football Leadership Programme making a difference

    Success stories are already blossoming from UEFA’s Women in Football Leadership Programme. Konul Mehtiyeva tells UEFA.org how her participation in the course has assisted great development of football projects in Azerbaijan.
    27/04/20152:04
  • Boniek on Poland’s ‘football party’

    Boniek on Poland’s ‘football party’

    As Warsaw prepares to receive the UEFA Europa League trophy, Polish Football Federation (PZPN) president Zbigniew Boniek tells UEFA.org about the high levels of excitement in the city ahead of the final on 27 May.
    24/04/20152:06
  • Niersbach on Berlin’s festival of football

    Niersbach on Berlin’s festival of football

    Berlin is preparing to receive the trophies of the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Women’s Champions League. German Football Association president Wolfgang Niersbach tells UEFA.org of the impact that the events will have on football across the country.
    23/04/20153:07
  • Nyon in the UEFA Youth League spotlight

    Nyon in the UEFA Youth League spotlight

    The mayor of Nyon, Daniel Rossellat, talks about hosting the UEFA Youth League final phase.
    16/04/20152:33
  • Kerimov on UEFA development in Azerbaijan

    Kerimov on UEFA development in Azerbaijan

    Former Azerbaijan international Aslan Kerimov told UEFA.org about the importance of infrastructure for football in his country, including the cooperation with UEFA through its HatTrick and coach education programmes.
    15/04/20151:34
  • UEFA Executive Master programme to aid international players

    UEFA Executive Master programme to aid international players

    Zbigniew Boniek, Borislav Mihaylov and Davor Šuker have all been masterful international players who have put their experience to good use by becoming decision-makers in the administration of European football. They tell us how more leading footballers can become decision-makers after the launch of UEFA's Executive Master for International Players.
    10/04/20152:50
  • Benefits for Rebrov of coaching studies

    Benefits for Rebrov of coaching studies

    FC Dynamo Kyiv are enjoying a superb season, leading the national championship and qualifying for the quarter-finals of the UEFA Europa League. Coach Serhiy Rebrov is a former attendee of UEFA’s exchange course for Pro licence students in Nyon and attributes some of his success to the role of education.
    02/04/20152:27
  • UEFA President on re-election

    UEFA President on re-election

    Hear Michel Platini’s speech after being re-elected for a third four year-term at the helm of European football in Vienna.
    24/03/20152:19
  • Michel Platini on ‘fantastic journey’ for European football

    Michel Platini on ‘fantastic journey’ for European football

    In his address to delegates and guests at the XXXIX Ordinary UEFA Congress in Vienna on Tuesday, Michel Platini said that UEFA, its 54 member associations and other stakeholders within the football family had shown that "it is indeed possible to combine romanticism and realism, ideals and action". Hear more from Mr Platini in the video.
    24/03/20154:57
  • Committee review of the year

    Committee review of the year

    Members of the UEFA Executive Committee described the achievements of the last year at the XXXIX Ordinary UEFA Congress in Vienna.
    22/03/201518:37
  • MESGO developing tools for success

    MESGO developing tools for success

    The Executive Master in European Sport Governance (MESGO) gives representatives of sports organisations the tools to develop their football management skills. UEFA.org takes a look at the third edition of the educational programme.
    16/03/20152:34
  • Ask the President

    Ask the President

    UEFA President Michel Platini answers fans' questions about all things football – and some famous football faces pop up with questions of their own.
    13/03/201513:09
  • Coming soon: Michel Platini answers your questions.

    Coming soon: Michel Platini answers your questions.

    On Monday 16.03, UEFA President Michel Platini answers fans’ questions about all things football – and some famous football faces pop up with questions of their own.
    13/03/20150:37
  • ICRC praise 15-year UEFA partnership

    ICRC praise 15-year UEFA partnership

    After receiving a donation of €100,000 from UEFA via Real Madrid CF duo Toni Kroos and Cristiano Ronaldo, Yves Daccord, Director General of the International Committee of the Red Cross, explained the importance of the partnership with UEFA.
    11/03/20153:47
  • Boquete inspiring female future in Croatia

    Boquete inspiring female future in Croatia

    In her first assignment as a UEFA women’s football development ambassador, Verónica Boquete was in Croatia to inspire girls competing an an Under-16 international development tournament. UEFA.org was there.
    10/03/20153:21
  • Highlights: Michel Platini's glittering playing career

    Highlights: Michel Platini's glittering playing career

    Michel Platini has answered video questions sent by football fans from around the world today. Watch him in action as a player.
    09/03/20151:18
  • ICRC-UEFA link benefits athletes in Afghanistan

    ICRC-UEFA link benefits athletes in Afghanistan

    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will receive a donation of €100,000 from UEFA on Tuesday, handed over by Real Madrid CF duo Toni Kroos and Cristiano Ronaldo as members of UEFA.com users’ Team of the Year 2014. In the video, the benefits of the cooperation can be seen through the physical rehabilitation through football of landmine victims and other persons with disabilities in Afghanistan.
    09/03/20153:31
  • Kroos: 'Football can do positive things'

    Kroos: 'Football can do positive things'

    Real Madrid CF and Germany star Toni Kroos will join club team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo in handing a cheque on behalf of UEFA to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). He told UEFA.org that as role models, footballers have a duty to make a positive impact on society.
    06/03/20151:30
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