Sergio Valdés (footballer)

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Sergio Valdés
Personal information
Full name Sergio Valdés Silva
Date of birth (1933-05-11)11 May 1933
Place of birth Santiago, Chile
Date of death 2 April 2019(2019-04-02) (aged 85)
Place of death Algarrobo, Chile
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Universidad Católica
Deportes Magallanes
National team
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Sergio Valdés Silva (11 May 1933 – 2 April 2019) was a Chilean footballer. He played as a defender.

Valdés was born in Santiago. He played for played for Club Deportivo Universidad Católica and Deportes Magallanes. He also played for Chile in a third place finish at the 1962 FIFA World Cup.[1]

Valdés died of leukaemia on 2 April 2019 in Algarrobo. He was 85.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "1982 FIFA World Cup Chile". FIFA. Archived from the original on 19 April 2019. Retrieved 19 April 2019.
  2. "Falleció Sergio Valdés: exdefensor que consiguió el tercer lugar en el Mundial de 1962". BioBioChile (in Spanish). 2 April 2019. Retrieved 19 April 2019.

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