The transformation of the team began in 1959 when Miguel Muñoz became the coach of Real Madrid. As a player, he captained Real Madrid as they won the European Cup in 1956 and 1957. The team he played with was built with the best foreign talents Real Madrid could buy. The team he built as the coach of Real Madrid was composed of Spanish players entirely. They dominated La Liga, winning the competition 9 times. This included a five in a row sequence. They won the European Cup in 1966 at Brussels' Heysel Stadium by coming from behind to beat Partizan Belgrade 2-1.