Carlos Muñoz (Ecuadorian footballer)

Carlos Antonio Muñoz Martínez (13 November 1964 – 26 December 1993) was an Ecuadorian football forward, who was nicknamed "Frentón".

Carlos Muñoz
Personal information
Full name Carlos Antonio Muñoz Martínez
Date of birth (1964-11-13)13 November 1964
Place of birth Machala, Ecuador
Date of death December 26, 1993(1993-12-26) (aged 29)
Position(s) Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984 Everest
1985 Olmedo
1986 Audaz Octubrino
1987–1989 Filanbanco
1990–1993 Barcelona (66)
National team
1987–1992 Ecuador 35 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

Born in Machala,[1] Muñoz started his career at Everest and played for Olmedo, Audaz Octubrino, Filanbanco and Barcelona.[2]

International careerEdit

Born in Guayaquil he was a member of the Ecuador national football team for four years, and obtained a total number of 35 caps during his career, scoring four goals.[3] He made his debut on 15 March 1989 in a friendly against Brazil.

Personal life and deathEdit

Muñoz died in a car accident on 26 December 1993. He was survived by his son Carlos Antonio Muñoz Vergara, daughter Maria Muñoz Vergara and wife Violeta Vergara.





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