Prudencio Sánchez Fernández, commonly known as Pruden (1 September 1916-25 February 1998) was a Spanish association football player who played mainly for Real Madrid. His career started in Salamanca, in the club's first ever season, 1934-35 regionel league. The next season, 1939-40 (after the Spanish Civil War), the club was promoted to Segunda División, the second tier in Spain. He then moved to Atlético Madrid, where he scored 33 goals winning the Pichichi Trophy and helping the club win the La Liga title. He then returned to his youth club for 2 years, and after failing to lead the club to promotion, he left for Real Madrid. He spent 5 years in Madrid, failing to win the league title, although he did win two consecutive Copa del Reys, in 1946 and 1947, and scored in both finals. He finished his professional career with one season in Real Zaragoza, in the Tercera División, then the 3rd tier.