Hugo Sánchez biography

Hugo Sánchez

Football, Football player

1958 –

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Who is Hugo Sánchez?

Hugo Sánchez Márquez is a Mexican football coach and former striker. He played for four European clubs, including Real Madrid. He was also a member of the Mexico national team, and participated in three World Cups.

As a coach, he won two championships as head coach of the club Pumas de la UNAM and briefly with Club Necaxa, both teams in the Mexican Primera División. He also had a sixteen-month stint with the Mexican national team, but was fired on March 31, 2008. Hugo Sanchez has signed up to start coaching again, now in Europe, for UD Almería from the Spanish First Division starting December 29, in an attempt to save the team from descending to the 2nd Division by the Summer. He has succeeded in keeping UD Almería free from relegation from La Liga for the 2009–2010 season.

In 1999, the IFFHS voted him the 26th best footballer of the 20th century, and the best footballer from the CONCACAF region.

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Born
Jul 11, 1958
Mexico City
Also known as
  • Hugo Sanchez
Parents
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • Mexico
Profession
Education
  • National Autonomous University of Mexico
Lived in
  • Mexico City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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