Marcos Alonso Senior (Marcos Alonso Pena) died at the age of 63.
For the previous two years, the former Barcelona, Racing Santander, Atletico Madrid, and Logrones footballer had been battling sickness. Marcos Alonso Senior won La Liga, the Copa del Rey, the Spanish Supercup, and two league cups with Barcelona in the 1980s, while also representing Spain 22 times. Following his playing career, he went on to manage Atetico, Rayo Vallecano, and Sevilla.
Marcos Alonso Mendoza currently plays for Barcelona as a left-back or central defender. The 32-year-old came on a free transfer from Chelsea in the summer and will be closer to his father in his dying days. Marquitos, real name Marcos Alonso Imaz, was a member of Real Madrid’s famous teams of the 1950s and 1960s, winning four European Cups and five league titles. In 2012, he passed away.
Marcos Alonso Mendoza currently plays as a left-back or central defender for Barcelona. The 32-year-old came on a free transfer from Chelsea in the summer and will have been closer to his father in his dying days.
Alonso Pena began his career in the late 1970s with Racing Santander before going on to Atletico Madrid.
He later joined Barcelona, where he played 124 games and scored 28 goals in five years.
Later in his career, the Spanish winger returned to Atletico and Santander until retiring in 1991.
Alonso also played 22 times for Spain at the international level, scoring once.