Winning six league titles, four Spanish Cups and three Champions Leagues, Raúl is unquestionably a Real Madrid legend.
Raúl is Real’s all-time record appearance holder, and in his 16-year career in the Spanish capital he scored 323 goals in 741 games.
He went on to play for Schalke, Al Sadd and New York Cosmos before calling time on his playing career in 2015 – incredibly retiring without ever being shown a red card.
Raul played with some of the best players in the world, and under some of the best coaches in the world. Obviously, they were all full of praise for the great man.
Here’s our pick of what they said…
These players knew how to make their mark.
This will do your head in.
Featuring plenty of Razor Ruddock.
One of the World Cup’s most infamous matches.
Dean Ashton’s career was cruelly cut short.
Fair play to the Brazil fan dressed as a sticker.
This is outstanding.
Five penalties were given, but only three scored.
His free-kicks alone were worth the entrance fee.
Juan Carlos Valeron was a true footballing artist.