Luis Regueiro Pagola (Basque: [luis regeiɾo paɣola] 1 July 1908 – 6 December 1995), sometimes nicknamed Corso, was a footballer, and an Olympian from the Basque Country in the north of Spain.
|Full name||Luis Regueiro Pagola|
|Date of birth||1 July 1908|
|Place of birth||Irún, Gipuzkoa, Spain|
|Date of death||6 December 1995(aged 87)|
|Place of death||Mexico City, Mexico|
|Height||1.72 m (5 ft 7+1⁄2 in)|
|1931–1936||Real Madrid C.F.||92||(53)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
He began his career in 1924 playing for Real Unión in the Basque Country. He then moved to Real Madrid where he played from 1931 to 1936, scoring 53 goals in 92 matches; from 1932 onwards, his teammates included his younger brother Pedro.
After the start of the Spanish Civil War in 1936 La Liga was suspended. In its place Regueiro, was chosen to be captain of the Basque national football team for its tour of Europe. Later, in the 1938–39 season, he and most of the Basque team played under the name CD Euzkadi in Mexico, before moving to other local clubs, Asturias F.C. in the case of Regueiro, and later finishing his career at América where he was a player-manager.
Later he played 40 times for and captained the Basque national team during its tour of Europe and the Americas.
He married Isabel Urquiola in Coyoacán on 11 April 1943. Together they had six children; Luis (who also became a footballer), José Manuel, Juan María, Maite, María Isabel, and Lourdes. After finishing his career in football he had a business dealing in timber which he managed until his death.
Real Madrid CFEdit
- 2 Copa del Rey
- 6 Campeonato Mancomunados
- Scores and results list Spain's goal tally first.
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