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Agustín Moreno

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Original Name
Agustín Moreno Verduzco
Birth
Ciudad Guzman, Zapotlán el Grande Municipality, Jalisco, Mexico
Death
2 Jun 2024 (aged 85)
Mexico
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Professional Soccer Player. He was a prominent Mexican footballer who played as a midfielder. He spent most of his professional career at Club Deportivo Guadalajara, where he was part of the legendary team known as the Campeonísimo. He began his career in the youth ranks of the Ford team in Ciudad Guzmán and was repeatedly called up to the Jalisco youth team. At 17, he traveled to Toluca to try out for Deportivo Toluca. Upon returning to Guadalajara, he joined the reserves of Club Deportivo Guadalajara, making his international debut against Uda Duckla from Czechoslovakia and being selected for the national amateur team. Moreno had a spell at Club Deportivo Irapuato during the 1961/62 season before returning to Guadalajara, where he was tried as a midfielder, replacing Pancho Flores due to an injury. He was a key figure in Club Deportivo Guadalajara's titles in the 1958-59, 1963-64, and 1964-65 seasons, and played regularly from 1963 to 1965. He participated in three finals of the Supercopa de México in 1963, 1964, and 1965. Additionally, he represented Mexico in the First North, Central American, and Caribbean Championship, and played in the CONCACAF Nations Cup 1963, featuring in all matches of the preliminary round. Upon retirement, Agustín Moreno served as chairman and director of the State Council for Sports Development (CODE) in Jalisco, contributing to the development of sports in the region.

Professional Soccer Player. He was a prominent Mexican footballer who played as a midfielder. He spent most of his professional career at Club Deportivo Guadalajara, where he was part of the legendary team known as the Campeonísimo. He began his career in the youth ranks of the Ford team in Ciudad Guzmán and was repeatedly called up to the Jalisco youth team. At 17, he traveled to Toluca to try out for Deportivo Toluca. Upon returning to Guadalajara, he joined the reserves of Club Deportivo Guadalajara, making his international debut against Uda Duckla from Czechoslovakia and being selected for the national amateur team. Moreno had a spell at Club Deportivo Irapuato during the 1961/62 season before returning to Guadalajara, where he was tried as a midfielder, replacing Pancho Flores due to an injury. He was a key figure in Club Deportivo Guadalajara's titles in the 1958-59, 1963-64, and 1964-65 seasons, and played regularly from 1963 to 1965. He participated in three finals of the Supercopa de México in 1963, 1964, and 1965. Additionally, he represented Mexico in the First North, Central American, and Caribbean Championship, and played in the CONCACAF Nations Cup 1963, featuring in all matches of the preliminary round. Upon retirement, Agustín Moreno served as chairman and director of the State Council for Sports Development (CODE) in Jalisco, contributing to the development of sports in the region.

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