José Luis Capón

José Luis Capón González (6 February 1948 – 29 March 2020) was a Spanish footballer from Madrid.

José Luis Capón
Personal information
Full name José Luis Capón González
Date of birth (1948-02-06)6 February 1948
Place of birth Madrid, Spain
Date of death 29 March 2020(2020-03-29) (aged 72)
Place of death Madrid, Spain
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
Plus Ultra
1969–1970 Reyfra
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1970–1980 Atlético Madrid 200 (6)
1971–1972Burgos (loan) 32 (2)
1980–1981 Elche 32 (2)
Total 264 (10)
National team
1971 Spain U23 1 (0)
1969–1972 Spain amateur 6 (0)
1973–1977 Spain 13 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He played for Atlético Madrid between 1970 and 1980, winning the Spanish League in 1973 and 1977, the Spanish Cup in 1976, and the Intercontinental Cup in 1974. He played in the 1974 European Cup Final, which Atlético lost.

He died on 29 March 2020 at the age of 72 from pneumonia resulting from COVID-19.[1]

International goalsEdit

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 12 October 1975 Sarrià, Barcelona, Spain   Denmark 2–0 2–0 UEFA Euro 1976 qualifying

HonoursEdit

Atlético Madrid

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fallece Jose Luis Capón por coronavirus, histórico lateral del Atlético de Madrid" (in Spanish). El Confidencial. 29 March 2020. Retrieved 30 March 2020.

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