Miguel Cruz

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Miguel Cruz
Personal information
Full name Miguel Cruz
Date of birth 1911
Place of birth El Salvador
Date of death March 9, 2000(2000-03-09)
Place of death El Salvador
Playing position striker
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1940–1946 Universidad Católica
National team
1935–1944 El Salvador ? (16)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Miguel Cruz (born 1911 – 9 March 2000) was a Salvadoran footballer.

Club career[edit]

Nicknamed el Americano (the American), Cruz played club football in El Salvador, before going to Chile to play professionally alongside compatriot Armando Chacón at Universidad Católica.[1]

International career[edit]

Cruz scored 16 goals for the El Salvador national football team from 1935 to 1943.[2] He represented his country at the 1935 Central American Games.




  1. ^ Herrera S., Jorge (2009-10-07). "Falleció Raúl "Araña" Magaña Monzón" (in Spanish). Revista Debate. 
  2. ^ Owsianski, Jarek (2004-04-18). "El Salvador - Record International Players". RSSSF. 

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