Jorge Alberto Solís

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Alberto Solís
Personal information
Full name Jorge Alberto Solís López
Place of birth Honduras
Date of death 31 May 1997(1997-05-31) (aged 62)
Place of death Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Playing position Leftback
Youth career
Argentina
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1953-1955 Federal
1955-1965 Olimpia
1965-1966 Platense
1969-1972 Motagua
National team
1960-1965 Honduras

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.


This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Solís and the second or maternal family name is López.

Jorge Alberto Solís López (died 31 May 1997) was a Honduran football defender.

Club career[edit]

Nicknamed Furia,[1] (Spanish for "Fury") Solís played for Honduran giants Olimpia in the Honduran National League during the 1950s and 1960s. He played in the 1961 Championship of Central America and the Caribbean.[2] He was also part of Platense's squad when they became the first Honduran League champions in 1966.[3]

International career[edit]

The left-sided Solís had represented his country in 8 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[4]

Retirement and death[edit]

After his football career, Solís was manager of the National Commission for Sports Facilities and Improvement. He died, aged 62, of cardiac arrest in 1997.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Historia Eliminatoria Chile 1962 - Honduras Fútbol
  2. ^ Buzón de Rodrigo - Nacion (Spanish)
  3. ^ Desafíe a Ismael - La Prensa (Spanish)
  4. ^ Jorge Alberto SolísFIFA competition record
  5. ^ Murió "Furia" Solís, exdefensa del Olimpia - Nacion (Spanish)

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