Joaquín Peiró

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Joaquín Peiró
Joaquín Peiró 1962.jpg
Peiró in 1962
Personal information
Full name Joaquín Peiró Lucas
Date of birth (1936-01-29)29 January 1936
Place of birth Madrid, Spain
Date of death 18 March 2020(2020-03-18) (aged 84)
Place of death Madrid, Spain
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Atlético Madrid
Covadonga (loan)
Tolosa (loan)
→ Jusa (loan)
→ Ferroviaria (loan)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1954–1962 Atlético Madrid 166 (95)
1954–1955Murcia (loan) 22 (15)
1962–1964 Torino 46 (10)
1964–1966 Inter Milan 25 (8)
1966–1970 Roma 103 (21)
1970–1971 Atlético Madrid 3 (0)
Total 365 (149)
National team
1959 Spain U21 1 (0)
1956–1959 Spain B 5 (5)
1956–1966 Spain 12 (5)
Teams managed
1978–1985 Atlético Madrileño
1985–1988 Granada
1988–1989 Figueres
1990 Atlético Madrid
1992–1993 Murcia
1997–1998 Badajoz
1998–2003 Málaga
2003–2004 Murcia
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Joaquín Peiró Lucas (29 January 1936 – 18 March 2020) was a Spanish footballer and manager. He played as an attacking midfielder.

Peiró was born in Madrid. He played Atlético Madrid, where he would start and end his professional career. For Atlético, he played 166 La Liga games and scored 95 goals, over eight seasons. He moved to played for Italian clubs Torino, Inter Milan and Roma. He won a number of honours with Inter, including two Serie A titles and a European Cup in 1965. He played for the Spanish national team in two FIFA World Cups.

After retiring from playing, Peiró moved into management. He managed Granada, Figueres, Atlético Madrid, Murcia, Badajoz and Málaga. He guided Málaga to La Liga promotion after winning the Segunda División in 1999.

Peiró died in Madrid on 18 March 2020, at the age of 84.[1]

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Atlético Madrid



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  1. Pineda, Rafael (18 March 2020). "Muere Joaquín Peiró, una leyenda del fútbol español". El País (in Spanish). Seville. Retrieved 18 March 2020.

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