Marino Klinger

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Marino Klinger
Personal information
Full name Marino Klinger Salazar
Date of birth (1936-02-07)February 7, 1936
Place of birth Colombia
Date of death May 19, 1975(1975-05-19) (aged 39)
National team

Marino Klinger Salazar (7 February 1936 – 19 May 1975) was a Colombian footballer. He was a member of the Colombian national football team at the 1962 FIFA World Cup which was held in Chile.[1]


Born in Buenaventura, Valle del Cauca, Klinger played club football for amateur side Oro del Puerto and local Buenaventura and Valle del Cauca department selections. He played professionally for Millonarios, where he won the Colombian league five times.[2][3] He also played for Santa Fe.[4]


Klinger died in an automobile accident in Cali in 1975.[5]


  1. ^ Marino KlingerFIFA competition record
  2. ^ Millonarios History -1950s Archived 2008-11-20 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Marino Klinger - Hace más de 30 Años Archived 2008-05-13 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ Ruiz M., Juan Guillermo (7 February 2012). "Un día como hoy en el fútbol: Febrero 7" [On this day in football: February 7]. GolGolGol Futbol. 
  5. ^ "VIVIR SIN EL FÚTBOL ES MUCHO MÁS PELIGROSO" [Life without football is much more dangerous] (in Spanish). El Tiempo. 5 May 1994.