Paco Gento

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Paco Gento
Francisco Gento 1962.jpg
Gento in 1962
Personal information
Full name Francisco Gento López
Date of birth (1933-10-21)21 October 1933
Place of birth Guarnizo, El Astillero, Spain
Date of death 18 January 2022(2022-01-18) (aged 88)
Place of death Madrid, Spain
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Position(s) Outside-left
Youth career
S.D. Nueva Montaña
Union Club Astillero
Rayo Cantabria
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1952–1953 Racing Santander 10 (2)
1953–1971 Real Madrid 428 (128)
Total 438 (130)
National team
1956 Spain B 1 (0)
1955–1969 Spain 43 (5)
Teams managed
Real Madrid Castilla
1974 Castellón
1977–1980 Palencia
1980–1981 Granada
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Francisco Gento López (21 October 1933 – 18 January 2022) was a Spanish football player. He played for Spain national team.

Death[change | change source]

Gento died in Madrid, Spain on 18 January 2022, aged 88.[1]

Club career statistics[change | change source]

Club statistics League CupTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoals
SpainLeague Copa del ReyTotal
1952-53 Racing Santander La Liga 10 2 - 10 2
1953-54 Real Madrid La Liga 17 0 4 0 21 0
1954-55 24 6 3 0 27 6
1955-56 29 7 6 3 35 9
1956-57 27 7 2 0 29 7
1957-58 28 7 5 1 33 8
1958-59 21 7 5 2 26 9
1959-60 27 15 5 2 32 17
1960-61 28 9 8 3 36 12
1961-62 25 6 9 4 34 10
1962-63 25 7 4 1 29 8
1963-64 24 12 2 0 26 12
1964-65 23 4 3 0 26 4
1965-66 28 10 3 2 31 12
1966-67 20 11 5 0 25 11
1967-68 24 8 0 0 24 8
1968-69 26 8 2 1 28 9
1969-70 25 4 5 1 30 5
1970-71 7 0 2 0 9 0
Country Spain 438 130 73 20 511 150
Total 438 130 73 20 511 150

International career statistics[change | change source]

[2]

Spain national team
YearAppsGoals
1955 1 0
1956 1 0
1957 7 0
1958 2 0
1959 5 1
1960 4 0
1961 6 1
1962 6 0
1963 3 1
1964 0 0
1965 0 0
1966 3 1
1967 2 1
1968 2 0
1969 1 0
Total 43 5

References[change | change source]

  1. Muere Francisco Gento, leyenda del Real Madrid y único futbolista con 6 Copas de Europa (in Spanish)
  2. "Francisco Gento - International Matches". www.rsssf.com.