Mario Velarde

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For the Peru international footballer, see Mario Alfonso Velarde Pinto.
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Velarde and the second or maternal family name is Velázquez.
Mario Velarde
Personal information
Full name Mario Velarde Velázquez
Date of birth (1940-03-29)29 March 1940
Place of birth San Ángel, Mexico City, Mexico
Date of death 19 August 1997(1997-08-19) (aged 57)
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1960–1965 Necaxa
1965–1974 Pumas
National team
1962–1972 Mexico 15 (3)
Teams managed
1983 Mexico Youth
1983–1987 Pumas
1988–1990 Cruz Azul
1991–1992 Toluca
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Mario Velarde Velázquez (29 March 1940 – 19 August 1997) was a Mexican football midfielder, who played for the Mexico national team between 1962 and 1972. He was part of the Mexico squad for the 1962 and 1970 world cups.

Career[edit]

Born in San Ángel, Velarde played football for Necaxa and Pumas. He scored 64 league goals for Pumas.[1] Velarde Coached the Mexican Youth Team in the 1983 FIFA World Youth Championship.

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