Real Madrid news
Power to the president
June 25, 2013
By Miguel Delaney
It was the 1956-57 European Cup first round and, with just 45 minutes left of their tie against Rapid Vienna, Real Madrid were 5-4 down and facing early elimination in their first defence of the competition. So, club president Santiago Bernabeu decided enough was enough.
At half-time, he strode into the dressing room and effectively pushed manager Jose Villalonga to the side.
"No-one's getting away from here ...