Julio Montero Castillo

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Montero Castillo
Castillo in the 1970 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Full name Julio Walter Montero Castillo
Date of birth (1944-04-25) 25 April 1944 (age 80)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1964–1966 Liverpool Montevideo
1966–1972 Nacional
1973 CA Independiente 4 (0)
1973–1975 Granada 64 (2)
International career
1967–1974 Uruguay 44 (1)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Julio Walter Montero Castillo (born 25 April 1944, in Montevideo) is a Uruguayan former international footballer who played as a defender.[1]

He started his career with Liverpool FC (Montevideo), before joining Nacional in 1966.[2] He later played for Independiente of Argentina, and Spanish side Granada.[1] He made 64 La Liga appearances for Granada between 1973 and 1975, scoring two goals.[3]

He made a total of 68 Copa Libertadores appearances between 1966 and 1973.[4]

He represented the Uruguay national football team in the 1970 FIFA World Cup (playing in all six matches) and the 1974 FIFA World Cup.[5]

Montero Castillo is the father of the international footballer Paolo Montero.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Player: Julio Montero Castillo". Footballdatabase.eu. Retrieved 18 October 2011.
  2. ^ "Julio Montero Castillo" (in Spanish). Ídolos. Archived from the original on 7 February 2012. Retrieved 24 January 2012.
  3. ^ "Montero: Julio Walter Montero Castillo, Matches". Bdfutbol. Retrieved 24 January 2012.
  4. ^ Frank Ballesteros (27 March 2004). "Players in the Copa Libertadores". RSSSF. Retrieved 9 July 2013.
  5. ^ World Cup stats at fifa.com
  6. ^ Marcelo Leme de Arruda (25 March 2011). "Fathers and Sons". World Cup Trivia - Fathers, Sons and Brothers, Uncles and Nephews. RSSSF. Retrieved 5 June 2012.

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