Francisco Santiago Reyes

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Francisco Reyes
Personal information
Full name Francisco Santiago Reyes Villalba
Date of birth (1941-07-04)July 4, 1941
Place of birth Asunción, Paraguay
Date of death July 31, 1976(1976-07-31) (aged 35)
Place of death Asunción, Paraguay
Playing position Midfielder / Central defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1961–1962 Presidente Hayes[1]
1963 Olimpia
1964 River Plate
1965 Olimpia
1966 Atlético de Madrid
1967–1973 Flamengo 73 (3)
1974–1975 Olimpia
National team
1961–1966 Paraguay 13 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Francisco Santiago Reyes Villalba, commonly known as Francisco Reyes (July 4, 1941[2] – July 31, 1976[3]), was a Paraguayan football midfielder and central defender, who played in several top level clubs and in the Paraguayan national football team.

Career[edit]

Born in Asunción, he started his career playing for Olimpia, winning the Primera División Paraguaya in 1962 and in 1965.[3] Reyes joined Brazilian club Flamengo in 1967, helped the club to win the Campeonato Carioca in 1972, and left at the end of 1973.[2] He retired while defending Olimpia, winning the Paraguayan League in his last season, in 1975.[3]

National team[edit]

He played 13 games for the Paraguayan national team between 1961 and 1966[2]

Honors[edit]

Club[edit]

Olimpia

Flamengo

References[edit]

  1. ^ Flamengo fan site
  2. ^ a b c Assaf, Roberto; Martins, Clóvis (2001). Almanaque do Flamengo (in Portuguese) (1st ed.). Editora Abril. p. 507. OCLC 837719185. 
  3. ^ a b c Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro Lance Volume 2. Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A. 2001. p. 331. ISBN 85-88651-01-7.