|Full name||Carlos Lapetra Coarasa|
|Date of birth||29 November 1938|
|Place of birth||Zaragoza, Spain|
|Date of death||24 December 1995(aged 57)|
|Place of death||Zaragoza, Spain|
|Height||1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
He spent ten of his 11 years as a professional with Zaragoza, appearing in 279 official games (62 goals) and winning three major titles with the club.
Born in Zaragoza, Aragon as his parents had relocated to the city from Huesca due to the Spanish Civil War. After one year in the lower leagues with CD Guadalajara he moved to Real Zaragoza in 1959, remaining with the club until his retirement.
During his one-decade spell Lapetra was part of an offensive unit that also featured Canário, Marcelino, Eleuterio Santos and Juan Manuel Villa, dubbed Los Magníficos (The Magnificent). He helped the club to four Copa del Rey finals in the 60s, winning twice and scoring in both finals, against Atlético Madrid in 1964 and Athletic Bilbao in 1966.
Lapetra retired from football at only 30, due to recurrent injury problems and as Zaragoza did not renew his contract. He settled in Huesca subsequently, working in directorial capacities with SD Huesca and the Spanish national team and dying on 24 December 1995 at the age of 57, due to cancer.
Lapetra gained 13 caps for Spain during three years. He was part of the squads that appeared at the 1964 European Nations' Cup (starting in the 2–1 final win against the Soviet Union in the place of legendary Francisco Gento) and the 1966 FIFA World Cup (featured in the 1–2 group stage loss to West Germany).
|1.||27 October 1965||Sánchez Pizjuán, Seville, Spain||Republic of Ireland||4–1||4–1||1966 World Cup qualification|
- Carlos Lapetra – El futbolista magnífico (Carlos Lapetra – The magnificent footballer); at Plan Aragón (Spanish)
- España, 1 – Alemania, 2 (Spain, 1 – Germany, 2); El Mundo Deportivo, 21 July 1966 (Spanish)
- Lapetra: Ricardo Lapetra Coarasa; at BDFutbol
- BDFutbol profile
- National team data (Spanish)
- Carlos Lapetra at National-Football-Teams.com
- Carlos Lapetra – FIFA competition record