Guillermo Castro (Salvadoran footballer)

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Guillermo Castro
Personal information
Full name Guillermo Antonio Castro Orellana
Date of birth (1940-06-25) 25 June 1940 (age 78)
Place of birth San Salvador, El Salvador
Playing position defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1960–1970 Atlético Marte
1971–1972 UES
1973–1976 Atlético Marte
1977 Juventud Independiente
National team
El Salvador
Teams managed
1978–1980 Independiente de San Vicente
1981–1982 Chalatenango
1992 Atlético Marte
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2009

Guillermo Antonio Castro Orellana (born 25 June 1940 in San Salvador) is a retired footballer from El Salvador.

Club career[edit]

Nicknamed el Loro (the Parrot), he has most notably played for local side Atlético Marte, with whom he made his debut in 1960. He has also had spells at UES and Juventud Independiente.[1]

International career[edit]

Castro represented his country at the 1968 Summer Olympics,[2] in five FIFA World Cup qualification matches and at the 1970 FIFA World Cup in Mexico.[3]


He has been involved with El Salvador's coaches association for 30 years and has also managed league sides Independiente de San Vicente, Chalatenango and Atlético Marte.


  1. ^ Entrevista Guillermo “El Loro” Castro Archived 10 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine - ESalMundoTV (in Spanish)
  2. ^ "Guillermo Castro Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2009-10-27.
  3. ^ Guillermo CastroFIFA competition record

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