Radomir Antic, previous Luton player and only person to handle Authentic Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico, dies aged 71
- Previous Barcelona and Authentic Madrid manager Radomir Antic experienced died at the age of 71
- Antic also led Atletico Madrid to a LaLiga and Copa del Rey double in 1995-ninety six
- ‘Raddy’ famously scored at Gentleman Town to rescue Luton from relegation in 1983
Previous Authentic Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid manager and Luton player Radomir Antic has died at the age of 71 just after a extensive battle with Pancreatitis.
The Serbian coached Los Blancos concerning 1991 and 1992, occupied the Nou Camp dugout in 2003, but enjoyed most of his results all through a few spells with Atletico, winning the LaLiga and Copa del Rey double in the 1995-ninety six season.
Antic stays just one of of only two men to handle El Clasico rivals Barca and Madrid, adhering to in the footsteps of Enrico Fernandez Viola.
Previous Authentic Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico supervisor Radomir Antic has died at the age of 71
Fernando Torres worked with Antic at The Vicente Calderon, and he compensated tribute to his previous coach, tweeting: ‘Antic has remaining us, a person who dignified the job of footballer, the historical past of our Atleti, winner and Rojiblanca legend since Radomir will often be in the hearts of all athletes.
‘My condolences and all my encouragement to your spouse and children and mates.’
In the meantime, Atletico chief government Miguel Angel Gil claimed: ‘With the reduction of Radomir, we shed a little bit of the club’s coronary heart.’
Antic performed for Luton Town concerning 1980 and 1984, preserving the club from relegation in 1983
Antic gained just one Yugoslavia cap in a nomadic taking part in profession, but will be very best remembered by British football followers for scoring a previous-gasp intention to rescue Luton Town and condemn Manchester Town to relegation in Might 1983.
‘Raddy’ volleyed in the decisive intention with 4 minutes remaining on the ultimate working day of the season, prompting supervisor David Pleat to skip throughout the Maine Street pitch. It was a minute which BBC commentator John Motson described as ‘an awesome act of escapology.’
On Monday, Luton tweeted: ‘We are devastated to find out of the passing of Town legend Radomir Antic, at the age of 71. A true Hatters hero, for advertising and stopping relegation. The ideas of all at Kenilworth Street are with his spouse and children and mates at this terribly unhappy time. Rest in peace, Raddy’.
Patrick Kluivert compensated tribute to his previous Barcelona manager with an Instagram post
Born in Zitiste, Antic represented Sloboda Uzice, Partizan Belgrade, Fenerbahce and Authentic Zaragoza prior to shelling out 4 many years in Bedfordshire, retiring in 1984 just after seventeen many years as a player.
He managed Authentic Zaragoaza, Authentic Oviedo, and Celta Vigo, and even led the Serbian national group concerning 2008 and 2010, finishing his profession in China.
Sergio Ramos is the most recent of a host of gamers to pay homage. He tweeted: ‘You produced Atleti more substantial, you produced our rivalry more substantial. Goodbye to a distinctive profession: Atletico, Barca and Authentic Madrid among the some others. RIP Radomir Antic.’