Manuel Anatol

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Manuel Anatol
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Personal information
Full name Manuel Anatol Aristegi
Date of birth 8 May 1903
Place of birth Irun, Spain
Date of death 17 May 1990(1990-05-17) (aged 87)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1922–1926 Real Unión (–)
1926–1928 Athletic Bilbao (–)
1928–1929 Real Madrid (–)
1929–1935 Racing Paris (–)
National team
1929–1934 France 16 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Manuel Anatol Aristegi[1] (8 May 1903 – 17 May 1990) was a naturalized French professional football player.

Career[edit]

Anatol was born in Irun, a town in the Basque Country of Spain. He played for three clubs in the country; hometown club Real Unión, Athletic Bilbao and Real Madrid.[2] In 1929, Anatol ventured to France and joined Racing Paris.[3] With Racing, he captained the club to the final of the Coupe de France in his second season with the club. In the final, Racing were defeated 3–1 by FC Sète.[4]

Anatol was naturalized as a French citizen in 1929 and made his national team debut on 24 March 1929 in a 2–0 victory over Portugal.[5] He made 15 more appearances with the team and scored his only goal on 23 March 1930 in a 3–3 draw with Switzerland. The goal was scored from 40 metres (44 yd) out.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.athletic-club.net/web/main.asp?a=1&b=1&c=1&d=0&jokalaria=119&idi=0
  2. ^ Cazal, Pierre (1998). L'intégrale De L'équipe De France De Football. p. 397. ISBN 978-2-87691-437-7. 
  3. ^ Gilles Gauthey, Le football professionnel français, Paris, 1961, p.18. Éditée et diffusée par l'auteur. OCLC 41613347
  4. ^ "Finale le 27/04/1930, Colombes (Yves du Manoir)" (in French). French Football Federation. Retrieved 22 January 2011. 
  5. ^ "24/03/1929 Equipe de France A – Amical" (in French). French Football Federation. Retrieved 22 January 2011. 
  6. ^ "23/03/1930 Equipe de France A – Amical" (in French). French Football Federation. Retrieved 22 January 2011.