Óscar Armando Díaz (15 October 1970[1] – 12 December 1998), nicknamed Tito, was a Salvadoran professional footballer,[2] prior to which had played football in High School.[3]

Tito Díaz
Personal information
Full name Óscar Armando Díaz
Date of birth (1970-10-15)15 October 1970
Place of birth El Salvador
Date of death 12 December 1998(1998-12-12) (aged 28)
Place of death Santa Rosa de Lima, El Salvador
Position(s) Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996 Municipal Limeño
1997–1998 FAS
International career
1997 El Salvador 1 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Club career edit

Nicknamed Tito, Díaz played for FAS, forming the forward line with Marlon Medrano, and Municipal Limeño.

International career edit

Díaz made his debut for El Salvador in an April 1997 friendly match against Guatemala which proved to be his only international game. He was a non-playing squad member at the 1996 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[4]

Personal life and death edit

Díaz was the son of Delfina Díaz de Escobar and José Carmen Escobar. Díaz was shot dead in a bar in Santa Rosa de Lima on 12 December 1998.[5] In his honour, Municipal Limeño decided to withdraw the no. 10 jersey.[6] The murder has never been solved.

Díaz's son, Cristian Bustillo, played for FESA[7] and joined C.D. Águila in September 2011.[8]

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ "Oscar Armando Díaz :: Oscar Armando Díaz ::". www.zerozero.pt (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2019-11-15.
  2. ^ "Tito Díaz". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 2019-11-15.
  3. ^ "Tito Diaz's High School Football Stats". MaxPreps.com. Retrieved 2019-11-15.
  4. ^ CONCACAF Championship, Gold Cup 1996 - Full Details - RSSSF
  5. ^ "Bare kills - Oscar Diaz-Cobo - Free E-Book Download". terment.ru. Retrieved 2019-11-15.
  6. ^ Astillas de fina madera.com
  7. ^ Astillas de fina madera.com
  8. ^ Cristiam Bustillo, del Sevilla al Águila - El Salvador FC (in Spanish)

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