Carlos Sutter, a former Spanish central defender born in the Murcia region, died on Tuesday afternoon at the age of 86, according to Real Madrid. The former footballer was a key member of the Meringue team that made history by winning their second European Champion Clubs’ Cup, a Spanish title, and a Latin Cup in the 1956-1957 season.
Carlos Sutter played for Córdoba, Plus Ultra (Real reserve, formerly Castilla, Ed), Levante, Elche, and Hercules after leaving Real Madrid.
The statement read, “Real Madrid C. F., its President and its Board of Directors would like to express their sincere condolences over the death of Carlos Sutter, a player who represented our club during the 1956-1957 season, when he won 1 European Cup, 1 Spanish league title and 1 Latin Cup.”
“Real Madrid would like to express its condolences and its heartfelt affection to all his family, colleagues and loved ones.”
“Carlos Sutter passed away at the age of 86. Real Madrid extends its condolences to all madridistas.”