Alvaro Benito: the Bernabeu to Pignoise

Álvaro Benito: del Bernabéu a Pignoise
Álvaro Benito with Pignoise.

Last update 5 April, 2024 by Alberto Llopis

Do you know who is Alvaro Benito?. We imagine that many of our readers, especially our younger fans, they will meet the band Pignoise, musical group with considerable success in our country. So many people know but did you know that Alvaro Benito was professional football player, I played nothing more and nothing less than Real Madrid?, And what was the holder?.

Alvaro Benito Vilar was born in Salamanca 10 de Diciembre de 1976, he grew up in the quarry of Real Madrid and made his debut in the season 1995-96 with the first team Real Madrid against Sevilla, even scoring a goal. Sprung from the same batch Guti, Raul and Victor Sanchez, Alvaro, It was a left-sided midfielder, with an impressive technical quality and blistering pace that made her point as one of the major players to consider. In the following season with the arrival of Fabio Capello would start to grow as a player, While the site won the Italian coach.

Álvaro jugó en el Real Madrid y con éxito
Álvaro played for Real Madrid and successfully


So great was his progression, which he was cited with the Spanish Under 21. Precisely at a party with this, Alvaro fell seriously injured his knee. He suffered triad damn. He had surgery many times and will even transplanted from a cadaver ligament. He returned to the pitch and had to return to play Real Madrid B. Then he tried in Tenerife and Getafe but never again be the same and had to withdraw from the pitch prematurely.

Álvaro Benito en un partido ante el Sevilla
Alvaro Benito in a match against Sevilla

What was Álvaro?. We said it before . The sometimes life gives second chances so he formed a band with another former footballer, in this case the Lightning. Alvaro, Hector Polo and Pablo Alonso formed Pignoise, group that could make up for his progression as a player cut elite and which currently prevails. Without forgetting that has also taken his first steps as an actor, pero eso es otra historia

Alvaro and Pignoise

Alberto Llopis

Hanged for football fully. Attempt to gather letters and tell stories in Specialist retro football Current. Football Coach Level II. You can follow me on @AlbertiniLlopis @colgadosfutbol
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