José María Vidal

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José María Vidal
Personal information
Full name José María Vidal Bravo
Date of birth (1935-05-06)6 May 1935
Place of birth Madrid, Spain
Date of death 1 August 1986(1986-08-01) (aged 51)
Place of death Valencia, Spain
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Real Madrid
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1953–1956 Real Madrid 0 (0)
1953–1954 Salamanca (loan)
1954–1955 Zaragoza (loan) 16 (2)
1955–1956 Plus Ultra (loan) 26 (7)
1956–1958 Granada 33 (8)
1957–1958 Atlético Ceuta (loan) 25 (1)
1958–1959 Murcia 27 (4)
1959–1963 Real Madrid 63 (2)
1963 Málaga 6 (0)
1963–1965 Levante 48 (2)
1965–1966 Valladolid 4 (0)
1966–1967 Sparta Rotterdam 1 (0)
1967 Philadelphia Spartans 8 (0)
National team
1960–1961 Spain 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

José María Vidal Bravo (6 May 1935 – 1 August 1986) was a Spanish footballer who played as a midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Born in Madrid, Vidal spent nine years of his senior career linked to Real Madrid, but he was loaned several times during his spell. He only spent four seasons with the first team, winning three La Liga championships and one Copa del Generalísimo; additionally, in the 1959–60 edition of the European Cup, he contributed with six games and one goal as the tournament ended in conquest.[1]

Vidal amassed Spanish top flight totals of 117 matches and four goals, also representing in the competition CD Málaga and Levante UD. He died at the age of 51 in Valencia, from a heart attack.[2]

International career[edit]

Vidal earned four caps for the Spanish national team in slightly less than one year, making his debut on 14 July 1960 by playing the second half of a 4–0 friendly win in Chile.[3]

Honours[edit]

Real Madrid

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Real Madrid CF – All the players in European Cups". RSSSF. Retrieved 29 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "2–1: El Real Madrid, a la final del Torneo de la Línea" [2–1: Real Madrid, to the Torneo de la Línea final] (in Spanish). El Mundo Deportivo. 2 August 1986. Retrieved 29 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Chile, 0 – España 4" [Chile, 0 – Spain 4] (in Spanish). El Mundo Deportivo. 15 July 1960. Retrieved 29 April 2014. 

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