Mario Castillo

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Mario Castillo
Personal information
Full name Mario Alfonso Castillo Díaz
Date of birth (1951-10-31) 31 October 1951 (age 63)
Place of birth San Miguel, El Salvador
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position defender
Youth career
1966–1967 El Salvador
1970–1972 Dragón
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1977 Águila
1978–1983 Santiagueño
1984–1985 Alianza
1986–1987 Águila
National team
1979–1982 El Salvador
* 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 Castillo and the second or maternal family name is Díaz.

Mario Alfonso Castillo Díaz (born 30 October 1957 in San Miguel, El Salvador) is a retired football player.

Club career[edit]

Nicknamed Macora, he started his career at local side Dragón when 18 years of age and later played for Águila, with whom he won 3 league titles. In 1978 he joined the star-studded team of Santiagueño, winning another league title with them, and moved to Alianza in 1984 before returning to Águila to end his career with them.


Since his retirement from football in 1987, he has been working as a sales manager of a car-service company in his hometown.[1]

International career[edit]

Castillo has represented El Salvador in 7 FIFA World Cup qualification matches,[2] but most notably played for his country at the 1982 FIFA World Cup in Spain.


1972, 1976, 1977, 1980


  1. ^ Su perfil y triunfos ¿Qué PASó con... "macora" castillo? - El (Spanish)
  2. ^ Mario CastilloFIFA competition record

External links[edit]

  • Bio - El Diario de Hoy (Spanish)