Jaime Ramírez

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Not to be confused with Jaime Patricio Ramírez.
This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Ramírez and the second or maternal family name is Banda.
Jaime Ramírez
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Personal information
Full name Jaime Caupolicán Ramírez Banda
Date of birth (1931-08-14)August 14, 1931
Place of birth Santiago, Chile
Date of death February 26, 2003(2003-02-26) (aged 71)
Place of death Santiago, Chile
Playing position Striker/Wing
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946–1947 Bádminton
1949–1952 Universidad de Chile 50 (18)
1953–1954 RCD Espanyol 30 (9)
1954–1958 Colo-Colo
1958–1960 Granada CF 49 (7)
1961 O'Higgins
1962 Universidad de Chile 26 (3)
1962 Racing Club
1963 Audax Italiano
1963–1964 RCD Espanyol 10 (0)
1964–1966 CE L'Hospitalet
1966 Universidad de Chile 5 (2)
1967–1969 Huachipato
1970 Palestino
1971–1972 Unión San Felipe
National team
1954–1966 Chile
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Jaime Caupolicán Ramírez Banda (born August 14, 1931 in Santiago, Chile - February 26, 2003) was a Chilean football striker.

Biography[edit]

Club[edit]

He was skillful with the ball, he had great technique and even at his height, he did great heading, playing at the junior divisions of Badminton FC (1946–1947), Universidad de Chile in 1949-1952, 1962 and 1966, he was a Colo-Colo champion with the team in 1956, Club Deportivo O'Higgins, Huachipato, Audax Italiano, Unión San Felipe, Palestino and outside of his country of origin he played for Racing Club of Argentina, Espanyol from Barcelona and Granada from Spain. In this country, he showed so much abilities that he was nicknamed "Superclase" meaning "Super-Class" by sports commentators and the media.

International career[edit]

He participated in 56 games for Chile, where 36 games were official games and he scored 13 goals. He made his debut in the national team on September 17, 1954, in a game against Peru, where Chile defeated Peru 2 to 1. But his most memorable presentations in the national team took place in 1962, where he scored 2 goals, one against Switzerland, and one against Italy. On the other hand, he was one of the best players of the tournament, playing frequently as a right winger, midfielder, and even left defender taking advantage of his many talents. His great performance attracted to Racing de Avellaneda from Argentina. At the end of his career and being aged 35 years old, he was a member of the Chilean team that competed in the 1966 World Cup.

Honors[edit]

Season Team Title
1956 Chile Colo Colo Chilean League
1962 Chile Universidad de Chile Chilean League
1971 Chile Unión San Felipe Chilean League

Participation in the World Cup[edit]

World Seat Result Matches Goals
1962 FIFA World Cup Flag of Chile.svg Chile Third Place 6 2

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