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Full name  Marcelino Martinez Cao
1958–1959  Racing Ferrol
Playing position  Forward
Years  Team
Height  1.7 m
1957–1958  Galicia Mugardos
Role  Footballer
Place of birth  Ares, Spain
Name  Marcelino Martinez

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Date of birth  (1940-04-29) 29 April 1940 (age 75)
Similar People  Jesus Maria Pereda, Carlos Lapetra, Severino Reija

Marcelino Martínez Cao (born 29 April 1940), known simply as Marcelino, is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a striker.


Club career

Marcelino was born in Ares, Province of A Coruña, Galicia. In 1959 he signed with Real Zaragoza from local Racing de Ferrol, going on to remain with the club until his retirement 11 years later.

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During his spell with the Aragonese, always spent in La Liga, Marcelino scored 117 official goals, contributing solidly to the conquest of three major titles, namely two Copa del Rey trophies. He was part of an efficient offensive unit dubbed Los Magníficos (The Magnificent) which also featured Canário, Carlos Lapetra, Eleuterio Santos and Juan Manuel Villa.

International career

Marcelino played 14 times for the Spanish national team, participating in the 1964 European Nations' Cup and the 1966 FIFA World Cup. In the former tournament he scored the decisive 2–1 in the final against the Soviet Union, through a header.


  • Inter-Cities Fairs Cup: 1963–64
  • Copa del Generalísimo: 1963–64, 1965–66
  • Country

  • UEFA European Championship: 1964
  • References

    Marcelino Martínez Wikipedia

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