Magico Gonzalez
Magico Gonzalez

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Name: Magico Gonzalez
Occupation: Soccer Player
Gender: Male
Birth Day: March 13, 1958
Age: 62
Birth Place: San Salvador, El Salvador
Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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Magico Gonzalez

Magico Gonzalez was born on March 13, 1958 in San Salvador, El Salvador (62 years old). Magico Gonzalez is a Soccer Player, zodiac sign: Pisces. @ plays for the team . Find out Magico Gonzaleznet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.


He helped El Salvador's national team reach the FIFA World Cup for the second time ever in 1982.

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Before Fame

He made his professional debut with ANTEL in 1975.

Biography Timeline


Born in San Salvador, González began his professional career in 1975, representing ANTEL and Independiente F.C. over two seasons before moving to C.D. FAS in the Salvadoran Primera División.


Many critics and journalists say that if González had been Argentinian or Brazilian, he would have ranked amongst the best in the world, alongside Maradona and Pelé. He received the first of his 62 caps for El Salvador on 1 December 1976, in a FIFA World Cup qualification match against Costa Rica. He was also instrumental in leading the nation to the 1982 FIFA World Cup – the second time in history – where he appeared in all three group stage matches, including the 1–10 loss to Hungary.


Both Atlético Madrid and Cádiz CF became interested in acquiring González in 1982 – despite the Colchoneros' higher profile, he signed with the Andalusians. His first game in Spain came in a friendly against La Barca de la Florida, while his Segunda División debut was on 5 September 1982 in a 1–1 home draw against Real Murcia, scoring in the process. He became a fan-favorite thanks to his dazzling moves and goals, but was also notorious for his love of the nightlife and his sleeping habits were also brought into question, whilst his on-field abilities endeared him to the Cádiz fans enough that they overlooked his minor indiscretions; he finished his first season with 33 games and 14 goals as the team promoted to La Liga.


In 1983 and 1984, Cádiz traveled to the United States to play. The first year it was González who was the principal attraction, but in the following the team was joined by FC Barcelona and its superstar Diego Maradona, who later claimed that the Salvadoran was “without a doubt amongst the greatest ten players I have ever seen play, in all my life”. His debut in the top division came on 11 September 1983 in a 1–3 home loss against the same opponent, Murcia, and the club was immediately relegated.


Despite this, interest from French club Paris Saint-Germain F.C. and Italian sides Atalanta BC, ACF Fiorentina and U.C. Sampdoria arose, but González opted to stay in Cádiz. His stay was somewhat short-lived, however, as he was transferred to Real Valladolid in the 1985 January transfer window due to problems with manager Benito Joanet. He did not get along at Valladolid, where his personal life was tightly controlled and, after playing in just nine games, he returned to Cádiz exactly one year later; as a precaution against his partying, his contract was reputed to have contained a clause stipulating he was to be paid US$700 per game played and none for the ones he missed.


After several coaching changes, González was finally able to shine again for Cádiz under Víctor Espárrago, still competing in a further four top-level campaigns. In all, he scored 58 goals in 194 league games for the club until his departure on 6 June 1991, aged 33.


A slender and highly creative forward, with superb ball-control, technical ability, and dribbling skills, González was also known for his quick feet and use of tricks and feints (including the flip flap, the Cruyff Turn, and the step over), as well as his accuracy with the ball and speed in possession – however, his talent was often overshadowed by his questionable behaviour off the pitch. He was widely considered to be the greatest Salvadoran footballer of all time, as well as one of the best ever Latin American footballers in the history of the game; in 2000, he was named his nation's Player of the Century in IFFHS' Player of the Century Elections.


In 2001, Cádiz honored González with a testimonial match, with the proceeds going to the victims of a recent earthquake in El Salvador. In 2003, the Salvadoran National Assembly gave González the government's highest honor, the Hijo Meritísimo, and renamed the national stadium the Flor Blanca, after him. On 28 August 2004, another testimonial was played in his honor, this time in El Salvador at the Mágico González Stadium, between America XI, a group of international stars, and a team made up of ex-FAS players: he played a half with either side and scored a total of three goals.

Family Life

Magico had a son named Rodrigo with his wife Anna Ruano.

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