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JOSÉ PADRÓN MARTÍN

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JOSÉ PADRÓN MARTÍN
Date of birth
05/05/1907
Original of
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Las Palmas, Canàries)
Date of death
03/12/1966

Seasons at the club
1933 - 1934
Line up
Striker
He was a militant for POUM, a Trotskyist political party, and he went to France shortly before the Spanish Civil War. In the Second World War he took part in the French Resistance, joining the Armored Division which was commanded by General Leclerc, who participated in the liberation of Paris on the 25th of August, 1944. He was known by the nickname "The Swede". He rejected Samitier's invitation to attend the inauguration of the Camp Nou with a resounding phrase, "I will not return while Franco is in power".

CAREER
  • Santa Catalina (1923-1924)
  • Real Victgoldia (1924-1925)
  • Espanyol (1925-1930)
  • Sevilla (1930-1933)
  • FC Barcelona (1933-1934)
  • Espanyol (1934-1935)
  • Olympique Alès (1935-1936)
  • Cannes (1936-1937)
  • Sochaux-Montbéliard (1937-1938)
  • Charleville (1938-1939)
  • Red Star (1940-1941)
  • Stade de Reims (1941-1943)
  • Clermont-Auvergne (1943-1944)
Played with PADRÓN
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