Real Madrid great Alfredo Di Stefano leaves hospital after being monitored for heart problem

Real Madrid soccer great Alfredo Di Stefano has been released from the hospital after being monitored for a heart problem.

The 84-year-old Argentine left Madrid's La Moraleja Hospital on Saturday. He was admitted July 23. The team says he will join his family on vacation.

Di Stefano has a history of heart problems. He spent nine days in the hospital this month after a respiratory infection was discovered during a checkup.

Di Stefano is an honorary president of Real Madrid. He scored an estimated 890 goals in a 22-year career for the team. He led Real Madrid to five straight European Cup titles in the 1950s, helping transform the Spanish club into an international power.