Quini

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Quini
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Personal information
Full name Enrique Castro González
Date of birth (1949-09-23)23 September 1949
Place of birth Oviedo, Spain
Date of death 27 February 2018(2018-02-27) (aged 68)
Place of death Gijón, Spain
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Striker (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1968-1980
1980-1984
1984-1987
Sporting Gijón
Barcelona
Sporting Gijón
National team
1970-1982 Spain
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Quini (23 September 1949 – 27 February 2018) was a former Spanish football player. He played for Spain national team.

On 29 April 2016, the Town Hall of Gijón named Quini adoptive son of the city.[1]

On 27 February 2018, Quini died at the age of 68 after suffering a heart attack.[2]

Club career statistics[change | change source]

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Club statistics League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
SpainLeague
1968-69 Sporting Gijón Segunda División 0 0
1969-70 0 0
1970-71 La Liga 30 13
1971-72 24 9
1972-73 34 11
1973-74 34 20
1974-75 32 12
1975-76 34 21
1976-77 Segunda División 38 27
1977-78 La Liga 32 15
1978-79 33 23
1979-80 34 24
1980-81 Barcelona La Liga 30 20
1981-82 32 27
1982-83 22 4
1983-84 16 3
1984-85 Sporting Gijón La Liga 21 9
1985-86 24 7
1986-87 16 1
Country Spain 486 246
Total 486 246

International career statistics[change | change source]

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Spain national team
YearAppsGoals
1970 2 1
1971 3 0
1972 2 0
1973 1 0
1974 5 2
1975 2 0
1976 3 0
1977 1 0
1978 4 2
1979 4 0
1980 3 2
1981 1 0
1982 4 1
Total 35 8

References[change | change source]

  1. "Quini: «El título de Hijo Adoptivo es el premio más importante de mi vida»" [Quini: «The title of Adoptive Son is the most important award of my life»] (in Spanish). El Comercio. 29 April 2016. Retrieved 29 April 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Fallece el mítico ex futbolista Quini tras sufrir un infarto en plena calle" (in Spanish). Marca. 27 February 2018. Retrieved 27 February 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Quini". www.national-football-teams.com.
  4. [http://www.rsssf.com/miscellaneous/quini-intlg.html "Enrique Castro Gonz�lez, �Quini� - Goals in International Matches"]. www.rsssf.com. replacement character in |title= at position 20 (help)