Mario Velarde

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For the Peru international footballer, see Mario Alfonso Velarde Pinto.
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Velarde and the second or maternal family name is Velázquez.
Mario Velarde
Personal information
Full name Mario Velarde Velázquez
Date of birth (1940-03-29)29 March 1940
Place of birth San Ángel, Mexico City, Mexico
Date of death 19 August 1997(1997-08-19) (aged 57)
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1960–1965 Necaxa
1965–1974 Pumas
National team
1962–1972 Mexico 15 (3)
Teams managed
1983 Mexico Youth
1983–1987 Pumas
1988–1990 Cruz Azul
1991–1992 Toluca
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Mario Velarde Velázquez (29 March 1940 – 19 August 1997) was a Mexican football midfielder, who played for the Selección de fútbol de México (Mexico national team) between 1962 and 1972. He was part of the Mexico squad for the FIFA World Cup tournaments (1962) and 1970).


Born in San Ángel, Velarde played football for Necaxa and Pumas. He scored 64 league goals for Pumas.[1] Velarde Coached the Mexican Youth Team in the 1983 FIFA World Youth Championship.


External links[edit]