Héctor Facundo

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Héctor Facundo
Personal information
Full name Héctor Osvaldo Facundo
Date of birth (1937-11-02)2 November 1937
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date of death (2009-11-13)13 November 2009
Place of death Argentina
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1956–1959 Racing
1959–1963 San Lorenzo
National team
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Héctor Facundo (2 November 1937 – 13 November 2009) was an Argentine association football player.[1]

Facundo started playing in 1956 at Racing Club de Avellaneda before moving to San Lorenzo de Almagro.[1] With San Lorenzo he won the 1959 Argentine Primera División and took part in the 1960 Copa Libertadores where they reached the semi-finals before getting knocked out by Uruguayan side C.A. Peñarol. Facundo played at San Lorenzo until 1963 and later had a spell with Club Atlético Huracán.

With Argentina national football team Facundo played in the 1959 South American Championship in Ecuador where they finished runners-up behind Uruguay. At the tournament Facundo appeared in matches against Paraguay, Ecuador and Brazil.

Facundo was also called up to Argentina squad for the 1962 FIFA World Cup in Chile, where they were eliminated in the group stage. He appeared in their opening 1–0 win against Bulgaria, in which he scored the winning goal, and in Argentina's final group match versus Hungary.[2][3]


  1. ^ a b "Murió Héctor Facundo, delantero de la selección la Copa del Mundo en 1961" (in Spanish). Los Andes. 2009-11-14. Archived from the original on 2012-12-08. Retrieved 19 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "World Cup 1962 finals". rsssf.com. Retrieved January 3, 2018. 
  3. ^ "1962 FIFA World Cup Chile ™ - Matches - Hungary-Argentina - FIFA.com". fifa.com. Retrieved January 3, 2018. 

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