Gallego (footballer)

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Gallego
Personal information
Full name Francisco Fernández Rodríguez
Date of birth (1944-03-04) 4 March 1944 (age 70)
Place of birth Puerto Real, Spain
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Centre back
Youth career
San José
Sevilla
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1961–1965 Sevilla 69 (7)
1965–1975 Barcelona 248 (17)
1975–1980 Sevilla 116 (2)
Total 433 (26)
National team
1961–1962 Spain U18 4 (0)
1964 Spain B 1 (0)
1966–1973 Spain 36 (0)
* 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 Fernández and the second or maternal family name is Rodríguez.

Francisco Fernández Rodríguez (born 4 March 1944 at Puerto Real), nicknamed Gallego, is a former Spanish footballer, in the defender position.

During his club career, Gallego played for Sevilla FC (1961–65, 1975–80, with 185 first division matches and 9 goals) and FC Barcelona (1965–75, adding a further 248 games with 17 goals). He won the 1973–74 national championship.

Gallego earned 36 caps for the Spain national football team and played in the 1966 FIFA World Cup.

Honours[edit]

Barcelona
Spain

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