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Francisco Castrejón Ramírez (born 11 June 1947) is a former Mexican association football goalkeeper. He was one of three goalkeepers for Mexico in the 1970 FIFA World Cup, but did not play any games there.

Francisco Castrejón
Personal information
Full name Francisco Castrejón Ramírez
Date of birth (1947-06-11) June 11, 1947 (age 72)
Place of birth Mexico
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1964–1972 UNAM Pumas
1972–1973 Laguna
1973–1975 Puebla
1975–1979 América 85 (0)
1979–1980 Tampico 22 (0)
1980–1982 Atlas 56 (0)
1982–1983 Atlético Morelia 21 (0)
National team
1969–1981 Mexico 26 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

Born in Tuxpan, Jalisco,[1] Castrejón played club football for UNAM Pumas, Club de Fútbol Laguna, Puebla F.C., Club América, Tampico, F.C. Atlas and Monarcas Morelia. He made his senior debut at age 18, appearing for Pumas in a match against Toluca on 3 February 1964.[2]

Castrejón joined Laguna and played for the club in the 1972–73 Primera season. He signed with Puebla for the two following seasons, then joined América in 1975, where he would win the 1975–76 Mexican Primera División season title.[3]

International careerEdit

Castrejón made several appearances for the Mexico national football team. He made his debut as a substitute in a friendly against Colombia on 4 February 1969.[4]


  1. ^ Medio Tiempo - Paco Castrejón un histórico en la portería, enseña a los jóvenes
  2. ^ Esquivel, Rigoberto J. (9 November 2007). "Paco Castrejón un histórico en la portería, enseña a los jóvenes" [Paco Castrejón a historic goalkeeper, teaches young people] (in Spanish). Medio Tiempo.
  3. ^ Rosas, Sergio Luis (1 September 2010). "Recuerdos del Ayer" [Memories of yesterday] (in Spanish). El Siglo de Torreón.
  4. ^ Reyes Padilla, Macario (2 June 2002). "Mexico - International Results Details 1960-1969". RSSSF.

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