Real Madrid legend Di Stefano in hospital for routine procedure

The 86-year-old los Blancos legend has been admitted to La Fe in Valencia for a couple of days to have the battery in his pacemaker replaced

Real Madrid’s honorary president Alfredo Di Stefano has been admitted to hospital in Spain for a routine procedure.

The Blancos' legend was fitted with a pacemaker in 2005 after suffering from a heart attack and will spend two days at the Hospital La Fe in Valencia having the battery replaced, according to reports in Spain.

Di Stefano spent 11 years playing for Real Madrid, where he won eight league titles and five consecutive European Cups.