Marcelino Gálatas

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Marcelino Gálatas
Personal information
Full name Marcelino Gálatas Rentería
Date of birth (1903-04-02)2 April 1903
Place of birth Manila, Philippines
Date of death 8 April 1994(1994-04-08) (aged 91)
Place of death Benalmádena, Spain
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1920–1921 Athletic Bilbao
1921–1923 Deusto
1923–1927 Real Sociedad
1927 Atlético Madrid
National team
1927 Spain 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Marcelino Gálatas Rentería (2 April 1903 – 8 April 1994) was a Spanish international footballer born in the Philippines,[1] who moved to the Basque Country to study engineering and played for Athletic Bilbao, SD Deusto, Real Sociedad and Atlético Madrid.[1] Nicknamed "Chelín", he only appeared in one international game for his country.

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  1. ^ a b "Un "filipino" que llegó a jugar con el Athletic-Club" [A "Filipino" who came to play with Athletic Club] (in Spanish). Memorias del Fútbol Vasco (Basque football memories). 23 May 2014. Retrieved 15 February 2018.

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