Florentino Pérez beside Sergio Bouquets in his farewell of the Madrid


The exit of Bouquets breaks a 'tradition' centenarian in the Madrid

Published:18/06/2021 - 17:03h

Updated:18/06/2021 - 17:04h

A foreigner will go back to occupy the first captaincy of the Real Madrid after more than a century, when the Irish Arthur Johnson the ejeciera in 1904. In the trio of captains neither appears any Spanish player

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With the farewell of Sergio Bouquets of the Real Madrid, will be Marcelo the one who assume the role of first captain, in what it will be the promotion of a foreigner to said role for the first time in more than a century, since the Guatemalan Federico Revolved had the condition of main jerarca on the field in 1904.

Nevertheless, it does not treat of the first captain in the history of the team, a place that neither was occupied by a Spanish player, but by the Irish Arthur Johnson in 1902, year of the foundation of the white team, the one who besides was the manager of the first goal annotated in favour of the merengues.

Since, the first captains of the club have been Spanish. His relief will be Marcelo, the one who will have like second and third to Karim Benzema and Raphael Varane, respectively, by what neither there will be a Spanish between the rest of the captains of the Real Madrid.


With Bouquets leaves one of the biggest captains of the Madrid

The leadership of the Andalusian has been vital for the whites that, headed by Zinedine Zidane, lived one of his best historical stages during the past decade. In the list of winners of the whites with Bouquets luciendo the bracelet, appear 12 titles, between which stand out the three Champions consecutive between 2016 and 2018.

Previously, it went Iker Boxes the headline of the first captaincy, in whose cycle harvested seven titles in five seasons, between them the 'Tenth', whereas Raúl González raised four trophies to the long of his seven seasons like captain of the Real Madrid.

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