Gabriel Nuñez

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Gabriel Nuñez
Surname Gabriel Nuñez Aguirre
birthday February 6, 1942
place of birth Mexico
position Defense
Years station Games (goals) 1
1959 - ??? CD Zacatepec
Club America
National team
Years selection Games (goals)
1965-1970 Mexico 36 (0)
1 Only league games are given.

Gabriel Núñez Aguirre (born February 6, 1942 ), also known by the nickname El Gallo (the rooster), is a retired Mexican football player in the position of defender .



Núñez, who grew up in the state of Morelos , began his professional career in the Mexican Primera División in 1959 with CD Zacatepec , which at that time was the sporting figurehead of the Morelens, the residents, with two championship titles (1955 and 1958) and cup wins (1957 and 1959) from Morelos, was. However, Núñez came only after the "fat years" in the first team to use, so he was not involved in any of these triumphs. For this "El Gallo" developed into one of the best footballers who ever played in the ranks of the CD Zacatepec. He remained connected to this club for a long time before it was finally sold to the capital city club América .

National team

Gabriel "Gallo" Núñez made his debut in the Mexican national team on April 11, 1965 in a game against Guatemala, which was won 2-1. His last international match was on March 18, 1970 in a 3: 3 against Peru.

In between he was part of the Mexican World Cup squad in 1966 and played all three World Cup games for "el Tri".


Individual evidence

  1. According to the above mentioned report in Diario de Morelos was Núñez "sometime" after the World Cup sold to America in 1966, while the country's statistics RSSSF his club affiliation until 1970 with Zacatepec indicates and also in the 1970/71 season he was not to champion squad Club América belonged.