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 performance 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.
  2. "Fallece el mítico ex futbolista Quini tras sufrir un infarto en plena calle" (in Spanish). Marca. 27 February 2018. Retrieved 27 February 2018.
  3. http://www.national-football-teams.com/v2/player.php?id=18838
  4. http://www.rsssf.com/miscellaneous/quini-intlg.html