Juan Bautista Villalba

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Juan Villalba
Personal information
Full name Juan Bautista Villalba Maldonado
Date of birth (1924-08-29)29 August 1924
Place of birth Luque, Paraguay
Date of death 18 April 2003(2003-04-18) (aged 78)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1940-1941 Gral. Aquino ? (?)
1941-1947 Sportivo Luqueño ? (?)
1947-1948 CA Huracán ? (?)
1948-1950 Boca Juniors (Cali) ? (?)
1953-1954 Olimpia ? (?)
National team
1945-1947 Paraguay 14 (10)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Juan Bautista Villalba Maldonado (born 29 August 1924 in Luque – 18 April 2003) was a Paraguayan footballer who played as a striker.[1]

Villalba was a striker, known for his great scoring ability and speed. He played for the Paraguayan national football team between 1945 and 1947, scoring ten goals. Unfortunately, Villalba had to retire early from football at the age of 30 due to injuries.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Adiós a Juan Bautista Villalba" (in Spanish). Diario ABC Color. 2003-04-22. Retrieved 24 October 2011. 
  2. ^ Hábil y notable puntero zurdo