José Quintanilla

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Antonio Quintanilla
Personal information
Full name José Antonio Quintanilla Escobar
Date of birth (1947-10-29)29 October 1947
Place of birth Sonsonate, El Salvador
Date of death 1977
Place of death El Salvador
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965–1967 Alianza
1970–1971 Atlético Marte
1974 Alianza
1976–1977 Once Municipal
National team
1968–1970 El Salvador 22 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

José Antonio Quintanilla Escobar (29 October 1947–1977) is a former soccer player from El Salvador.

Club career[edit]

Quintanilla was a member of the 1966 and 1967 league championship winning side of Alianza.[1] He also played for Atlético Marte and Once Municipal. He died in a road accident when on his way for a training at Once Municipal.

International career[edit]

Nicknamed el Ruso, Quintanilla represented El Salvador at the 1968 Summer Olympics,[2] in 10 FIFA World Cup qualification matches and at the 1970 FIFA World Cup in Mexico.[3] He earned 22 caps.[4]


  1. ^ Historia del Alianza FC Archived 24 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine. – Alianza FC (Spanish)
  2. ^ "José Quintanilla Biography and Statistics". Retrieved 2010-06-11. 
  3. ^ José QuintanillaFIFA competition record
  4. ^ La historia de la clasificacion a la Copa Mundo 1970 – El Balon Cuscatleco

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