Alfonso Portugal

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Alfonso Portugal
Personal information
Full name Alfonso Portugal Díaz
Date of birth (1934-01-21)21 January 1934
Place of birth Mexico City, Mexico
Date of death 12 June 2016(2016-06-12) (aged 82)
Place of death Atlixco, Puebla, Mexico
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1955–1958 Necaxa
1958–1959 Poza Rica
1959–1966 América
1966–1967 Pumas
1967 Chicago Spurs 1 (0)
National team
Teams managed
1976–1977 Cruz Azul
1979–1980 Atlético Español
1980 Atlas
1982–1983 UANL Tigres
1986–1987 Ángeles
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Alfonso Portugal Díaz (21 January 1934 – 12 June 2016)[1] was a Mexican football player, who played as defender for Mexico in the 1958 FIFA World Cup.[2]


Portugal captained Club América to the 1965–66 Mexican Primera División title. He also played for Club Necaxa.[3] In 1967, he appeared in one match for the Chicago Spurs of the NPSL


  1. ^ Fallece el ex futbolista Alfonso 'Pescado' Portugal Archived 2016-06-13 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ 1958 FIFA World Cup Sweden Archived October 13, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Homenajearán a Alfonso Portugal" [Honor to Alfonso Portugal] (in Spanish). Esto. 21 August 2011.

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