Ignacio Calderón

Ignacio Francisco "Nacho" Calderón González (born December 13, 1943) is a Mexican former football goalkeeper who played 60 times for the Mexico national team between 1965 and 1974.[1]

Ignacio Calderón
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Personal information
Full name Ignacio Francisco Calderón González
Date of birth (1943-12-13) December 13, 1943 (age 79)
Place of birth Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1962–1974 Guadalajara
1974–1980 U de G 67 (0)
1980 Atlas 7 (0)
International career
1965–1974 Mexico 60 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of April 2008

Calderón started his playing career with Guadalajara. In 1962, they won three Mexican league championships in 1963–64, 1964–95 an// 1969–70. He was called up to the Mexico national team for the first time in 1965.

Calderón played in two FIFA World Cups for the Mexico national team, and in the 1970 World Cup he set a World Cup record of 310 minutes without conceding a goal.

In 1974 Calderón joined the U de G team that finished as runners up in the Liga MX in 1975–76 and 1976–77; and shared the CONCACAF Champions' Cup in 1978.

After a three-month spell with Atlas in 1980 Calderón retired at the age of 36.


Season Team Title
1963-64   Guadalajara Mexican Primera
1964-65   Guadalajara Mexican Primera
1969-70   Guadalajara Mexican Primera
1978   U de G CONCACAF Champions' Cup


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