Norberto Huezo

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Norberto Huezo
Personal information
Full name José Norberto Huezo Montoya
Date of birth (1956-06-06) June 6, 1956 (age 60)
Place of birth San Salvador, El Salvador
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1974 UES
1975 ANTEL
1976–1977 Atlético Marte
1977–1978 Monterrey
1978–1982 Atlético Marte 23 (1)
1982–1983 Palencia 61 (2)
1983–1985 Cartagena FC
1985–1986 Atlético Marte
1987–1988 Herediano (3)
1988–1990 Jalapa
1991–1992 Deportivo Escuintla
1992 Cojutepeque
1993 FAS
National team
1977–1989 El Salvador (16)
Teams managed
2006–2008 El Salvador U-17
2008–2009 El Salvador U-20
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

José Norberto Huezo Montoya (born 6 June 1956) is a retired football player from El Salvador who represented his country at the 1982 FIFA World Cup in Spain.

Club career[edit]

Huezo started his career at UES and played for ANTEL before joining Atlético Marte in 1976. He then had a spell in Mexican football but returned to Marte only to try his luck abroad again when he moved to Spanish side Palencia. He also played for Cartagena FC but returned to Marte again in 1985. He left after a year for Costa Rican outfit Herediano[1] with whom he won a league title and then for Guatemalan side Jalapa. He finished his career at FAS.

International career[edit]

Nicknamed Pajarito (little bird), Huezo participated in the 1975 Pan American Games hosted in Mexico. El Salvador competed in a group with Brazil, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. They debuted with a 4–1 score against Nicaragua on Oct. 14 with 3 goals from Huezo.[2] El Salvador eventually finished third in Group D.

Huezo represented his country in 22 FIFA World Cup qualification matches and played in all three games at the 1982 World Cup Finals.[3]

Huezo scored 16 goals for the El Salvador national football team from 1973 to 1987.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eliseo Quintanilla, el primer cuzcatleco aquí en 20 años - Nación (Spanish)
  2. ^ Garin, Erik (2008-11-27). "Panamerican Games 1975 (Mexico)". RSSSF. 
  3. ^ Norberto HuezoFIFA competition record
  4. ^ Owsianki, Jarek (2004-04-18). "El Salvador - Record International Players". RSSSF. 

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