Andrés Junquera

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Andrés Junquera
Andrés Junquera (1971).jpg
Junquera in 1971
Personal information
Full name Andrés Avelino Zapico Junquera
Date of birth (1946-04-23)23 April 1946
Place of birth La Felguera, Spain
Date of death 6 May 2019(2019-05-06) (aged 73)
Place of death Riaño, Asturias, Spain
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1964–1966 Langreo 28 (0)
1966–1975 Real Madrid 56 (0)
1975–1978 Zaragoza 43 (0)
Total 127 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Andrés Avelino Zapico Junquera (23 April 1946 – 6 May 2019) was a Spanish professional footballer. He played as a goalkeeper.

Junquera was born in La Felguera. He played for Langreo, Real Madrid and Zaragoza. He won many honours with Real Madrid. Trophies he won during his time at the club include five La Liga titles, three Copa del Rey and the Ricardo Zamora Trophy in the 1967–68 season. He retired due to injury in 1978, at the age of 32.

Junquera died of a heart attack on 6 May 2019 in Riaño, Asturias. He was 73.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Ortega, Javier (6 May 2019). "Muere Andrés Junquera, histórico portero del Real Madrid, tras sufrir un infarto". El Mundo (in Spanish). Retrieved 8 May 2019.

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