Ignacio Flores (Mexican footballer)

Ignacio Flores Ocaranza (31 July 1953 – 11 August 2011) was a Mexican footballer who played as a defender.

Ignacio Flores
Personal information
Full name Ignacio Flores Ocaranza
Date of birth (1953-07-31)31 July 1953
Place of birth Mexico City, Mexico
Date of death 11 August 2011(2011-08-11) (aged 58)
Place of death Cuernavaca, Mexico
Position(s) Right-back[1]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1990 Cruz Azul
National team
1975–1981 Mexico 14[1] (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

Born in Mexico City, Flores spent his entire professional career with Cruz Azul.[2]

He also represented Mexico at international level, and participated at the 1978 FIFA World Cup.[3]

Personal lifeEdit

Flores was killed when a truck carrying his family was attacked by gunmen in August 2011.[4]

His brother, Luis Flores, also was a Mexico international footballer.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Mexico's all-time World Cup XI: create your own". The Guardian. 29 May 2018. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Ignacio Flores". National-Football-Teams.com.
  3. ^ Ignacio FloresFIFA competition record (archived)
  4. ^ "Muere en atentado ex campeón del futbol mexicano" [Former Mexican football league champion dies in attack] (in Spanish). El Sol de Cuernavaca. 11 August 2011.
  5. ^ "World Cup Trivia - Fathers, Sons and Brothers, Uncles and Nephews". RSSSF. 2 October 2014. Archived from the original on 26 February 2015.