Tomás Balcázar

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Tomás Balcázar
Personal information
Full name Tomás Balcázar González
Date o birth 1931 (age 87–88)
Place o birth Guadalajara, Mexico
Hicht 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1948–1958 Guadalajara
Naitional team
1953–1954 Mexico[1]
* Senior club appearances an goals coontit for the domestic league anerly

Tomás Balcázar González (born in 1931[2]) is a umwhile Mexican fitbawer. He played at club level for C.D. Guadalajara, an internaitionally for Mexico.[3]

Football career[eedit | eedit soorce]

Tomás is a legend in Mexico for bein in the "campeonísimo", which refers tae the historic Guadalajara team that wan 8 championships in 10 years.

International career[eedit | eedit soorce]

In the 1954 FIFA Warld Cup, Balcazar scored for Mexico against Fraunce.[4] [5]

Personal life[eedit | eedit soorce]

Balcázar is the grandfaither o Javier Hernández Balcázar, who is a Mexican internaitional fitbawer that plays on lend frae Manchester United[6][7] an is currently a player for Spainyie club Real Madrid.[8] Balcázar is the faither-in-law o Javier Hernández Gutiérrez, who played for Tecos an wis a member o the Mexico squad at the 1986 FIFA Warld Cup.[9]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Tomás Balcázar at National-Football-Teams.com
  2. Some sources stat that he was born on 21 December 1931, while others stat he was born on 4 May 1931
  3. "FIFA Player Statistics: Tomas BALCAZAR". FIFA. 
  4. "Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez: Manchester United New Prodigy". Bleacher Report. 8 April 2010. 
  5. "World Cup Match Results: France vs Mexico – FIFA World Cup 2010 – ESPN Soccernet". ESPN FC. 
  6. "Tomás Balcázar feliz con transferencia de su nieto al Manchester United – ESPN: Deportes". ESPN. 1 January 2008. 
  7. "Tomás Balcázar, un abuelo sorprendido :: El Informador". Informador.com.mx. 
  8. "Mexican star Javier Hernandez ''living a dream'' – ESPN FC". ESPN FC. 21 May 2010. 
  9. Berkeley, G; Tuck, J (8 April 2010). "Get to know... Hernandez". Manchester United F.C. Retrieved 8 April 2010. 

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