Santiago Cortés (footballer)

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Santiago Cortés
Personal information
Full name Santiago Cortés Méndez
Date of birth January 19, 1945
Place of birth El Salvador
Date of death 25 July 2011(2011-07-25) (aged 66)
Place of death Los Angeles, California, USA
Playing position defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1962–1973 Atlético Marte
National team
El Salvador
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2009.

Santiago Cortés Méndez (19 January 1945 – 25 July 2011) was a footballer from El Salvador.

International career[edit]

Cortés represented his country at the 1970 FIFA World Cup in Mexico.[1]


Santiago Cortes Mendez, who figured as midfielder for the national team of El Salvador who participated in the 1970 World Cup in Mexico, died on Monday, 25 July 2011 in Los Angeles at age 66, after suffering in recent months of brain cancer.[2]


  1. ^ Santiago CortésFIFA competition record
  2. ^ Zelada Uceda, Victor. "Murió Cortés Méndez" (in Spanish). Retrieved 27 July 2011. 

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