Wílliam Luis Ramallo Fernández (born July 4, 1963) is a retired football striker who was nicknamed El Pescador del Área, or El Fantasma.

Wílliam Ramallo
Personal information
Full name Wílliam Luis Ramallo Fernández
Date of birth (1963-07-04) July 4, 1963 (age 56)
Place of birth Cochabamba, Bolivia
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982–1985 Petrolero Cochabamba
1986 Bolívar
1987 Jorge Wilstermann
1988 Bolívar
1989–1993 Destroyers
1994–1995 Oriente Petrolero
1996–1997 Jorge Wilstermann
National team
1989–1997 Bolivia 36 (9)
Teams managed
2016 Nacional Potosí
2019 San José
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He is currently the assistant coach for the Bolivia national football team.

Club careerEdit

Ramallo was born in Cochabamba. He played for Oriente Petrolero at the time of his international appearances.

International careerEdit

He was capped 36 times and scored 9 international goals for Bolivia between 1989 and 1997.[1] He played all three matches at the 1994 FIFA World Cup and he was also the starting forward in every group game. He represented his country in 15 FIFA World Cup qualification matches.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

He has a footballer son Rodrigo Ramallo, who also played for the national team.

Wílliam Luis Ramallo: International Goals
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 20.08.1989 La Paz, Bolivia   Peru 2–1 Win 1990 FIFA World Cup qualification
2. 10.09.1989 Lima, Peru   Peru 1–2 Win 1990 FIFA World Cup qualification
3. 27.05.1993 Cochabamba, Bolivia   Paraguay 2–1 Win Friendly match
4. 18.07.1993 Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela   Venezuela 1–7 Win 1994 FIFA World Cup qualification
5. 15.08.1993 La Paz, Bolivia   Ecuador 1–0 Win 1994 FIFA World Cup qualification
6. 22.08.1993 La Paz, Bolivia   Venezuela 7–0 Win 1994 FIFA World Cup qualification
7. 12.09.1993 Montevideo, Uruguay   Uruguay 2–1 Loss 1994 FIFA World Cup qualification
8. 19.09.1993 Guayaquil, Ecuador   Ecuador 1–1 Draw 1994 FIFA World Cup qualification
9. 21.09.1994 Santiago, Chile   Chile 1–2 Win Friendly match


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