Football world mourns Spanish topschutter Quini

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GIJÓN – The Spanish football world mourns the death of Enrique Castro González, better known as Quini. The former striker of Sporting Gijón and FC Barcelona died at the age of 68 to the consequences of a heart attack. Quini gold as a doelpuntenmachine in the Spanish league.

Enrique Castro González


The striker received five times the Pichichi trophy for the topschutter of La Liga, the highest level. Quini was three times top scorer of Spain in the service of Sporting Gijón and two times with FC Barcelona. With the Catalan club picked up the attacker twice, the Spanish cup and in 1982 the european Cup winners ‘ cup. Quini made in his rich career 369 goals in 686 games.

In the service of the national team, he came to 35 international matches and eight goals. Quini was of the party on the world CHAMPIONSHIPS of 1978 and 1982 and the european CHAMPIONSHIP 1980.

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