Who is Emilio Butragueño?
Emilio Butragueño is a legendary Real Madrid football player who led the so-called Quinta del Buitre, an extraordinary generation of Real Madrid players in the 1980s.
What can you expect from a conference with Emilio Butragueño?
As a speaker, Emilio Butragueño uses the experiences he has lived to convey the importance of values such as teamwork and commitment to achieve the goals one has set (in sports and life). All this, with the sobriety and humility that have always characterized him and speaking from the legitimacy that comes from having been part of high-performance teams both in sports and management.
What has been his professional career? How has he contributed to society?
Almost his entire professional career, both in sports and management, has been linked to the Real Madrid football club. Since 2009, Emilio Butragueño has been Real Madrid’s Director of Institutional Relations. Previously, he was general sports director, vice-president in Florentino Pérez’s board of directors and deputy general director of the club.
As a footballer, together with Míchel, Manuel Sanchís, Martín Vázquez and Miguel Pardeza (the Quinta del Buitre), he won six Spanish League titles, two UEFA Cups, four Spanish Super Cups and one Ibero-American Cup. With the Spanish national team he scored 26 goals in 69 games, playing in the 1986 and 1990 World Cups and the 1984 and 1988 Eurocups, and made history in the 1986 World Cup when he scored 4 of the 5 goals with which Spain beat Denmark (5-1).
Publications and collaborations
He is the author of the book “175 Ideas to Reach Your Goals: How to Activate Our Talent Step by Step, Inch by Inch, In Order to Reach All the Goals We Set for Ourselves in Life”.
Emilio Butragueño has received numerous distinctions, including the Bravo Trophy, a Bronze Ball, the Pichichi Trophy and the World Cup Silver Shoe. In addition, he has been included in the World Cup All-Star Team, in the FIFA 100 ranking and in 2012 he was included into the FIFA Hall of Fame.
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