Gustavo Peña

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Peña and the second or maternal family name is Velazco.
Gustavo Peña
Personal information
Full name Gustavo Peña Velazco
Date of birth (1942-11-22) 22 November 1942 (age 72)
Place of birth Talpa de Allende, Mexico
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1960–1967 Oro Guadalajara
1967–1970 Cruz Azul
1970–1973 Jalisco
1973–1976 Monterrey
1976–1977 Laguna
National team
1961–1974 Mexico 82 (3)
Teams managed
1977–1978 Tampico Madero
1978–1979 Leones Negros
1979 Monterrey
1979 Mexico
1980–1983 Tampico Madero
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Gustavo Peña Velazco (born 22 November 1942) is a retired Mexican football defender and manager.

Career[edit]

Born in Talpa de Allende, Peña moved to Guadalajara, Jalisco with his parents when he was young. He began playing football with local side CD Oro. He played for nearly twenty years in the Primera División de México with Oro, Cruz Azul, Monterrey[1] and Club de Fútbol Laguna.[2]

He earned 82 caps and scored 3 goals for the Mexico national football team from 1961 to 1974,[3] and took part in two FIFA World Cups (1966 and 1970), where he was captain in both tournaments.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anceno Rivas, Fr. José Manuel (7 April 2002). ""El Halcón" Peña prepara el vuelo" ["The Hawk" Peña prepares for flight] (in Spanish). Semanario. 
  2. ^ Rosas, Sergio Luis (24 March 2010). "Recuerdos del Ayer" [Memories of yesterday] (in Spanish). El Siglo de Torreon. 
  3. ^ Passo Alpuin, Luis Fernando and Reyes Padilla, Macario (6 March 2012). "Mexico - Record International Players". RSSSF. 
  4. ^ "Setenta Aniversario: Gustavo Peña" [Seventieth birthday: Gustavo Peña] (in Spanish). Esto. 25 August 2011. 

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