Juan Luque de Serrallonga

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Juan Luque de Serrallonga
Personal information
Full name Juan José Luque de Serrallonga
Date of birth (1882-05-31)31 May 1882
Place of birth Girona, Catalonia, Spain
Date of death 18 July 1967(1967-07-18) (aged 85)
Place of death Mexico City, Mexico
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Cádiz CF
1915–1916 Sevilla FC
Cádiz CF
Teams managed
CF Asturias
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Juan José Luque de Serrallonga (31 May 1882 – 18 July 1967) was a Spanish-Mexican football goalkeeper and Coach.

Born in Girona, Catalonia, Spain, he spent his playing career mainly at Cádiz CF – then known as Español de Cádiz –, where he became known as "Juanito Luque" due his relative lack of height – he stood 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in). He was also part of Sevilla FC in 1915 and 1916.[1]

In July 1928, Luque de Serrallonga emigrated from Spain to Mexico. He became head coach of the Selección de fútbol de México (Mexico national team) in January 1930, and managed the team in the 1930 FIFA World Cup. Later, he was the coach of Mexican club CD Veracruz, winning the national championship in the 1949-50 season with them.[2] He died in 1967 in Mexico City.


  1. ^ Source: http://www.sevillacf.com/listajugadores/l.htm
  2. ^ "De Urquiaga a Bakero, los jugadores españoles del Veracruz" [From Urquiaga to Bakero, the Spanish players of Veracruz] (in Spanish). Potencia Deportiva. 5 July 2012. 

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