Javier Valdivia

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Javier Valdivia
Personal information
Full name Javier Valdivia
Date of birth (1941-12-04) December 4, 1941 (age 75)
Place of birth Mexico
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965–1971 Mexico 24 (5)

Javier Valdivia Huerta (born 4 December 1941, in Guadalajara, Mexico) is a former Mexican football player.


Valdivia began playing football with local side Chivas de Guadalajara in 1960. He made his debut with the Mexico national team in 1965.[1]

He scored 2 goals in the 1970 FIFA World Cup, making him one of six Chivas players to score two goals at a World Cup final.[2]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Mexico's goal tally first.[3]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 28 March 1965 Estadio Mateo Flores, Guatemala City, Guatemala  El Salvador 2–0 2–0 1965 CONCACAF Championship
2. 18 March 1970 Estadio León, León, Mexico  Peru 1–1 3–3 Friendly
3. 7 June 1970 Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico  El Salvador 1–0 4–0 1970 FIFA World Cup
4. 2–0
5. 1 December 1970 Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico  Australia 1–0 3–0 Friendly


  1. ^ "Volante Ferreo... Javier Valdivia Huerta" [Iron Midfielder ... Javier Valdivia Huerta] (in Spanish). LasChivasRayadas.com.mx. 4 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Dávalos, Juan Antonio (11 June 2006). "Consigue el Tri tercer triunfo consecutivo en debut del Mundial" [The Tricolores get third consecutive victory in opening World Cup match]. El Universal (in Spanish). 
  3. ^ "Valdivia, Javier". National Football Teams. Retrieved 11 April 2017. 

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