|Full name||José Héctor Rial Laguía|
|Date of birth||14 October 1928|
|Place of birth||Pergamino, Argentina|
|Date of death||24 February 1991(aged 62)|
|1948–1951||Independiente Santa Fe||54||(26)|
|1976||Deportivo La Coruña|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 December 2006.
† Appearances (Goals).
José Héctor Rial Laguía (14 October 1928 – 24 February 1991) was a football player from Argentina who played for Real Madrid between 1954 and 1961. He was part of the team that won five consecutive European Cups. He played professional football in Argentina, Colombia, Uruguay, Spain, France and Chile as well as representing the Spain national football team on five occasions.
Rial started playing professional football in 1947 with San Lorenzo de Almagro in the Primera Division Argentina. In July 1949, he moved to Colombia to play for Independiente Santa Fe,. After 2 seasons with the club, he moved to Uruguay to join Nacional where he was part of the Primera División Uruguaya championship winning side of 1952.
In 1954 Rial joined Spanish giants Real Madrid, where he played for 7 years, amassing 10 major titles with the team.
In 1961 Rial left Real to join Espanyol in Barcelona, but he left the club after a disappointing season, where the club finished 13th of the 16 teams in La Liga. The next season, Rial joined the French club Olympique de Marseille, which finished at the bottom of the league, prompting Rial's return to South America.
Rial's final season was the 1964 campaign with Unión Española in Chile. The club finished 6th in the league, and he retired at the end of the season.
- Nacional 1 Primera División Uruguaya: 1952
- Real Madrid 5 European Cup: 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960
- Real Madrid 1 Intercontinental Cup: 1960
- Real Madrid 4 Spanish League Championship: 1955, 1957, 1958, 1961
|1.||18 May 1955||Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid, Spain||England||1–1||Draw||Friendly|
|Correct as of 4 September 2010|
- (Spanish) Futbol Factory profile at the Wayback Machine (archived October 20, 2007)
- (Spanish) Real Madrid profile