Ítalo Estupiñán

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Ítalo Estupiñán
Personal information
Full name Ítalo Eugenio Estupiñán Martínez
Date of birth (1952-01-01)1 January 1952
Place of birth Esmeraldas, Ecuador
Date of death 1 March 2016(2016-03-01) (aged 64)
Place of death Mexico City, Mexico
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1970–1972 Macará
1972–1974 El Nacional
1974–1977 Toluca 63 (22)
1977–1979 América 15 (2)
1979–1980 Universidad Católica
1980–1981 Atlético Campesinos 58 (16)
1981–1983 Puebla 40 (6)
1986 Emelec
Total 176 (46)
National team
1972–1973 Ecuador 14 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ítalo Eugenio Estupiñán Martínez (1 January 1952 – 1 March 2016) was an Ecuadorian footballer who played as a forward during his career.[1]

Club career[edit]

Born in Esmeraldas, Estupiñán began playing football for Club Social y Deportivo Macará and made his Ecuadorian Serie A debut at age 17.[2] He would also play for Club Deportivo El Nacional and Club Sport Emelec in Ecuador's top division. He played several seasons in the Primera División de México with Deportivo Toluca F.C., Club América, Atlético Campesinos and Puebla F.C., winning the league with Toluca in 1974–75 and with Puebla in 1982–83.[3]

Clubs[edit]

  • Year Club App (Gls)*
  • 1970-1971 Macara(Ecu)
  • 1972-1973 CD El Nacional(Ecu)
  • 1975-1976 Deportivo Toluca F.C.(Mex)
  • 1977-1979 Club America(Mex)
  • 1980 Universidad Católica (Quito)
  • 1980-1981 Atletico Campesinos(Mex)
  • 1982-1983 Puebla FC(Mex)
  • 1986 Emelec(Ecu)

International career[edit]

He obtained 14 caps for the Ecuador national football team during the 1980s, scoring 2 goals.[4]

Ecuador[edit]

  • 1986-1993 Ecuador 6 (2)

Club Titles[edit]

Personal Titles[edit]

"Citlalli Price" for the best player of the year in 1974 (Mexico)

Video[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.mediotiempo.com/futbol/mexico/noticias/2016/03/01/fallecio-italo-estupinan-en-mexico.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ Barraza, Jorge (15 August 2002). "Ítalo Estupiñán, un grande que asombró" [Ítalo Estupiñán, that great astonishment] (in Spanish). El Universo. 
  3. ^ González, Juan Pablo (12 February 2011). "Los 10 mejores jugadores en la historia del Toluca" [The top 10 players in the history of Toluca] (in Spanish). El Universal Estado de México. 
  4. ^ Espinoza Añazco,Fernando (12 August 2009). "Ecuador - Record International Players". RSSSF. 

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