Gallego (footballer)

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Personal information
Full name Francisco Fernández Rodríguez
Date of birth (1944-03-04) 4 March 1944 (age 72)
Place of birth Puerto Real, Spain
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Centre back
Youth career
San José
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1961–1965 Sevilla 69 (7)
1965–1975 Barcelona 248 (17)
1975–1980 Sevilla 116 (2)
Total 433 (26)
National team
1961–1962 Spain U18 4 (0)
1964 Spain B 1 (0)
1966–1973 Spain 36 (0)

* 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 Fernández and the second or maternal family name is Rodríguez.

Francisco Fernández Rodríguez (born 4 March 1944 at Puerto Real), nicknamed Gallego, is a former Spanish footballer, in the defender position.

During his club career, Gallego played for Sevilla FC (1961–65, 1975–80, with 185 first division matches and 9 goals) and FC Barcelona (1965–75, adding a further 248 games with 17 goals). He won the 1973–74 national championship.

Gallego earned 36 caps for the Spain national football team and played in the 1966 FIFA World Cup.



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