Juli Gonzalvo

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Gonzalvo I
Personal information
Full name Julio Gonzalvo Falcón
Date of birth (1917-04-11)11 April 1917
Place of birth Gelsa, Spain
Date of death 20 July 2003(2003-07-20) (aged 86)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1939–41 Espanyol 36 (17)
1941–43 Zaragoza 15 (3)
1943–45 Sabadell 37 (14)
1945–46 Barcelona 2 (0)
National team
1941 Catalan XI 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Julio Gonzalvo Falcón (11 April 1917, Gelsa, Zaragoza - 20 July 2003), also referred to as Julio Gonzalvo or Gonzalvo I, is a former Spanish footballer.[1] His two younger brothers were also notable footballers. Josep Gonzalvo, known as Gonzalvo II, and Marià Gonzalvo, known as Gonzalvo III, both played for FC Barcelona and Spain.

Gonzalvo made his La Liga debut with RCD Espanyol on 3 December 1939 in a 1-0 win over FC Barcelona. While at Espanyol he helped them win a Campionat de Catalunya/Copa del Generalísimo[2] double in 1940. In 1941 he joined Real Zaragoza and together with his brother Marià,[3] helped them gain promotion to La Liga in 1942. After two seasons at Real, he joined CE Sabadell FC and during the 1943-44 season he played in the same team as his other brother Josep.[4] He joined his two brothers at FC Barcelona in 1945 but fell out with the coach, Josep Samitier and never played for their first team.


RCD Espanyol

Real Zaragoza


  1. ^ Salinas, David. "Gonzalvo I: El gran desconocido de la famosa zaga". http://www.sport.es/. Retrieved 28 January 2015.  External link in |website= (help)
  2. ^ www.linguasport.com
  3. ^ www.zaragocistas.com
  4. ^ www.lfp.es