Manuel Manzo Ortega
Date of birth
(1952-02-10) 10 February 1952 (age 63)
Place of birth
Mexico City, Mexico
Manuel Manzo (born 10 February 1952) is a former Mexican football who played professionally in the Liga MX. He is an Olympian.
Born in Mexico City, Manzo began his career with Club León at age 16. He made his Primera División debut, and quickly had success.
Manzo won the Primera División with Pumas in the 1980–81 season.
Manzo made three appearances for the Mexico national football team in 1982. He also played for Mexico at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich.
After he retired from playing, Manzo became a football coach. He managed Toros Neza from 1997 to 1998.
Manzo suffered from alocoholism, and nearly died while under contract with Chivas after he wandered into an empty swimming pool while drunk.