Carlos Padilla Velásquez

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Carlos Padilla
Personal information
Full name Carlos Antonio Padilla Velásquez
Date of birth (1934-01-17)17 January 1934
Place of birth Caridad, Honduras
Date of death 6 January 2014(2014-01-06) (aged 79)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1950's Motagua
Teams managed
1960 Águila
1961 Troya
1965–1967 Platense
1968–1969 Honduras
1970–1975 Motagua
1975–1979 España / Real España
1980–1982 Atlético Morazán
1982–1983 Motagua
1986–1987 Universidad
1988 Olimpia
1996–1997 Marathón
1998–1999 Platense
1999–2000 Federal
2003–2004 Valencia
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Padilla and the second or maternal family name is Velásquez.

Carlos Antonio Padilla Velásquez (17 January 1934 – 6 January 2014) was a Honduran footballer and manager who has the record of winning most titles as coach in the Honduran football league.[1][2]

Managerial career[edit]

Nicknamed el Zorro, Padilla managed Motagua for a record 141 matches[3] from 19 July 1970 to 18 May 1975 (1,764 days).[4]

He is the only manager in Honduran league history to win titles with 4 different sides.[5]