|Full name||Francisco Molina Simón|
|Date of birth||29 March 1930|
|Place of birth||Súria, Spain|
|Date of death||14 November 2018(aged 88)|
|Place of death||Antofagasta, Chile|
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Deportivo Roberto Parra|
|1965||Deportes La Serena|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Life and club careerEdit
Born in Súria, Province of Barcelona, Spain, Molina alongside his family moved to Chile when he was nine in 1939. They settled at Valparaíso after arriving there on board of SS Winnipeg as one of the 2.200 exiles which escaped from the Spanish Civil War. In 1942 he was naturalized Chilean.
During 1940s Molina joined Santiago Wanderers youth set-up with prior spell playing at amateur club Deportivo Roberto Parra. Finally in 1948, he was promoted to Wanderers first-adult team squad aged eighteen.
- Francisco Molina at WorldFootball.net
- "Paco Molina: El ídolo chileno de Atlético de Madrid, el líder español". La Tercera (in Spanish). 19 April 2014. Retrieved 23 September 2015.