Rigoberto Guzmán - Wikiwand
For faster navigation, this Iframe is preloading the Wikiwand page for Rigoberto Guzmán.

Rigoberto Guzmán

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Rigoberto Guzmán
Personal information
Full name Rigoberto Guzmán Calderón
Date of birth (1932-06-11)11 June 1932
Place of birth Atiquizaya, Ahuachapán, El Salvador
Date of death 22 June 2014(2014-06-22) (aged 82)
Place of death El Salvador
Position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Santa Anita
Juventud Olimpica Metalio
National team
El Salvador
Teams managed
1968 El Salvador
Atlante San Alejo
Adler San Nicolás
Atlético Marte
Cojutepeque
Sonsonate
Lincoln
Maestranza
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Rigoberto "Rigo" Guzmán Calderón (11 June 1932 – 22 June 2014) was a Salvadoran football (soccer) player and manager from Atiquizaya.

Club career

Guzmán was a running athlete who competed at the 800 and 3000 metres but later became a football player and captained the Juventud Olimpica Metalio side for eight years.[1]

Managerial career and other professions

Guzmán coached El Salvador at the 1968 Olympic Games.[2] Also, he is a painter and caricaturist and in 2006 he was given the title Maestro Meritísimo de El Salvador after 50 years of educating.[3]

In January 2001, Professor Guzmán fell victim of an earthquake when his house collapsed.[4]

Death

Guzmán died from an undisclosed terminal disease on 22 June 2014.[5]

References

  1. ^ Arte al desnudo en la obra de Rigoberto Guzmán, Rigo - Diario Colatino (in Spanish)
  2. ^ El Salvador roster - FIFA
  3. ^ ¡Gracias, señores diputados! - La Prensa (in Spanish)
  4. ^ Ayúdenos a ayudar - El Diario de Hoy (in Spanish)
  5. ^ [1]
  • Tribute - Memorias Guanacas (in Spanish)


{{bottomLinkPreText}} {{bottomLinkText}}
Rigoberto Guzmán
Listen to this article