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CÉSAR RODRÍGUEZ ÁLVAREZ

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CÉSAR RODRÍGUEZ ÁLVAREZ
Date of birth
06/07/1920
Original of
Lleó (Castella i Lleó)
Date of death
01/03/1995

Seasons at the club
1939 - 1955
Line up
Striker
Calo's brother and uncle of Alberto Rodríguez. He was recommended, without ever having played as a registered player, by the former Barça player Font, who had fought for the Republic and was imprisoned in León. Nicknamed "Wigs" for his baldness. Barça's leading goalscorer in the league and in official competitions until Messi surpassed him. He received two tributes by the club, both at the Les Corts ground. One on 05/03/61 and the other on 10/09/58 playing for Elche, the last thing he did at the old ground. He was player-coach at Elche who went up three divisions to the First Division. He later coached other teams.


Other functions: Coach of the first team (1963-1964), second coach of the first team (1980)

Player of the Catalan national team



Titles and individual awards
Copa Eva Duarte
3
Copa Eva Duarte
Copa Latina
2
Copa Latina
Pichichi trophy 1948-49, second 1941-42, 1947-48, 1950-51 and third 1951-52

CAREER
  • SEU de León, FC Barcelona (1938-1940)
  • Sabadell (1939-1940, On loan)
  • Granada (1940-1942, On loan)
  • FC Barcelona (1942-1955)
  • Espanya Industrial (1955-1956)
  • Cultural Leonesa (1955-1956)
  • Perpinyà (1956-1957)
  • Elx (1957-1960)
MAJOR INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENTS
  • Wgoldld cup 1950 (fourth)
Played with CÉSAR
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