Francisco Gentowhat has died at the age of 88is not only one of the great legends of Real Madrid and world football, he is also the patriarch of one of the greatest family sagas in the history of Spanish sport.

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The Llorente Gento have been leaving their mark on football fields and basketball courts throughout Spain for decades.

The Llorente formula

Who is who in the Llorente Gento family saga?

-Joe Llorente (basketball)

Jose Luis Llorente Gento (1959) He is the nephew of Paco Gento. In the 1980s and 1990s he established himself as one of the best point guards in Spanish basketball, winning the mythical silver medal with Spain at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games. He retired in 1997 and throughout his career he played for Real Madrid, Cajamadrid, CB Zaragoza, Real Madrid, Andorra and Fuenlabrada.

– Paco Llorente (football)

Francisco Llorente Gento (1965) He is the nephew of Paco Gento. He played as a winger at Atlético de Madrid between 1985 and 1987, the year in which he left for Real Madrid, becoming the first footballer who took advantage of 1006 to unilaterally terminate his contract. In Madrid he played until 1994 winning 3 Leagues, 2 Copas del Rey and 4 Spanish Super Cups and was international with Spain.

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– Julio Llorente (football)

Julio Llorente Gento (1966) He is the nephew of Paco Gento. He stood out as a defender in the Real Madrid academy, playing for two seasons in the first team (from 1980 to 1990) after a loan to Mallorca (1987-1988). His best years as a footballer were spent at Tenerife (1990 to 1999), establishing himself as one of the strongest defenders in La Liga. He retired at UD Salamanca in 2000.

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– Toñín Llorente (basketball)

Antonio Llorente Gento (1963) He is the nephew of Paco Gento. At the end of his career he managed to play for Real Madrid (2002) at the age of 38, but before that he had to struggle with teams such as Inmobanco Madrid, Caja de Rona, Caja Bilbao, Cajamadrid, Caja San Fernando, Mayoral Maristas, Andorra, León or Valladolid. . Currently Toñín Llorente is popular for his participation in the program ‘Colgados del Aro’.

– Marcos Llorente (football)

Marcos Llorente Moreno (1995) He is the son of Paco Llorente (nephew of Paco Gento) and grandson of Ramón Grosso. He currently plays for Atlético de Madrid and is an international with Spain. He was trained in the Real Madrid youth academy (a club he left in 2019) and played one season on loan at Deportivo Alavés (2016-2017).

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– Sergio Llorente (basketball)

Sergio Antonio Llorente Paz (1990) He is the son of José Luis Llorente (nephew of Paco Gento) and brother of Juan Llorente. He plays point guard and came to play in the Endesa League with RETAbet Bilbao Basket (2016-2017) and Montakit Fuenlabrada (2017-2018). He was trained in the Estudiantes quarry and established himself as one of the most sought-after point guards in the LEB League with Peñas Huesca, Óbila Club de Basket, CEBA Guadalajara, Oviedo, Melilla and Força Lleida. He currently plays for Brussels Basketball of the BNXT League in Belgium.

– Juan Llorente (basketball)

Juan Llorente Paz (1993) He is the son of José Luis Llorente (nephew of Paco Gento) and brother of Sergio Llorente. He stood out as a shooting guard in the subsidiary of Students (with whom in a game he made 11 triples of 25 attempts)making his debut with the school team in the Endesa League against Barcelona in 2014. Most of his career has been spent in EBA League teams in Madrid such as Estudiantes B and Estudio.

Via Marca.com