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Juan José Silvestre Cantó (born 2 March 1980 in Barcelona, Catalonia), commonly known as Jito, is a former Spanish footballer who played as a striker.

Jito
Personal information
Full name Juan José Silvestre Cantó
Date of birth (1980-03-02) 2 March 1980 (age 39)
Place of birth Barcelona, Spain
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
Meridiana Torre Baró
1990–1998 Barcelona
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1999 Barcelona C 30 (10)
1999–2000 Oviedo B 15 (3)
2000–2001 Palamós 50 (30)
2001 Almería 7 (0)
2001–2002 Lorca Deportiva 19 (19)
2002–2003 Cartagonova 16 (1)
2003–2004 Gavà 16 (14)
2004–2005 Figueres 50 (15)
2005–2006 Sant Andreu 12 (2)
2006 Orihuela 17 (6)
2006–2007 Portuense 31 (12)
2007–2009 Girona 52 (14)
2009–2010 Cultural Leonesa 33 (23)
2010–2012 Alavés 60 (22)
2012–2013 Eibar 19 (5)
2013–2016 Sestao 96 (49)
Total 523 (225)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

A veteran of 15 Segunda División B seasons, scoring 143 goals for a host of clubs, Jito's professional input consisted of 22 Segunda División matches and three goals for Girona FC during 2008–09. He retired in August 2016 at the age of 36, after three years in the third level with Sestao River Club.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pérez, José Manuel (24 October 2013). "Entrevista a Jito Silvestre: el 'diez' llega a cien" [Interview to Jito Silvestre: the 'ten' makes it to one hundred] (in Spanish). Vavel. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Jito cuelga las botas" [Jito hangs up boots] (in Spanish). Sestao River. 22 August 2016. Retrieved 24 September 2017.

External linksEdit

  • Jito at BDFutbol
  • Jito at Futbolme (in Spanish)
  • Jito at Soccerway