Jorge Alberto Solís

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Alberto Solís
Personal information
Full name Jorge Alberto Solís López
Place of birth Honduras
Date of death 31 May 1997(1997-05-31) (aged 62)
Place of death Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Playing position Leftback
Youth career
Argentina
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1953-1955 Federal
1955-1965 Olimpia
1965-1966 Platense
1969-1972 Motagua
National team
1960-1965 Honduras
* 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 Solís and the second or maternal family name is López.

Jorge Alberto Solís López (died 31 May 1997) was a Honduran football defender.

Club career[edit]

Nicknamed Furia,[1] Solís played for Honduran giants Olimpia in the Honduran National League during the 1950s and 1960s. He played in the 1961 Championship of Central America and the Caribbean.[2] He was also part of Platense's squad when they became the first Honduran League champions in 1966.[3]

International career[edit]

The left-sided Solís had represented his country in 8 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[4]

Retirement and death[edit]

After his football career, Solís was manager of the National Commission for Sports Facilities and Improvement. He died, aged 62, of cardiac arrest in 1997.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Historia Eliminatoria Chile 1962 - Honduras Fútbol
  2. ^ Buzón de Rodrigo - Nacion (Spanish)
  3. ^ Desafíe a Ismael - La Prensa (Spanish)
  4. ^ Jorge Alberto SolísFIFA competition record
  5. ^ Murió "Furia" Solís, exdefensa del Olimpia - Nacion (Spanish)

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