Paco Buyo is a retired Spanish footballer who is widely regarded as one of the greatest goalkeepers in the history of Spanish football. Born in Betanzos, Spain, on January 13, 1958, Buyo began his career at local club Racing de Ferrol before moving to Deportivo de La CoruÃ±a in 1980.
Buyo's career really took off when he signed for Real Madrid in 1986. He quickly established himself as the team's first-choice goalkeeper and went on to win five La Liga titles and two UEFA Champions League titles with the club. Buyo was known for his quick reflexes, shot-stopping ability, and command of his area. He was also an expert at saving penalties and was a key player in Real Madrid's success during the late 1980s and early 1990s.
Buyo played for the Spanish national team between 1983 and 1992, making a total of 34 appearances. He played in the 1990 World Cup and helped Spain reach the quarter-finals of the tournament. Buyo retired from professional football in 1997 and went on to work as a television commentator and pundit.
Buyo's legacy as a player is still remembered and celebrated by fans and fellow professionals alike. He was one of the most successful goalkeepers in the history of Real Madrid and played a key role in the team's dominance during the late 1980s and early 1990s.
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