Luis Flores (footballer)


Luis Flores (footballer)

Football player infobox
playername = Luis Flores


fullname = Luis Enrique Flores Ocaranza
height =
nickname =
dateofbirth = birth date and age|1961|7|18
cityofbirth = Mexico City
countryofbirth = Mexico
currentclub =
clubnumber =
position = Striker
youthyears =
youthclubs =
years = 1979-1986
1986-1987
1987-1988
1988-1989
1989-1991
1991-1993
1993-1995
clubs = UNAM Pumas
Sporting de Gijón
UNAM Pumas
Valencia
Cruz Azul
Atlas
Chivas
caps(goals) = -
32 (10)
38 (24)
36 (6)
-
-
-
nationalyears = 1983-1993
nationalteam = Mexico
nationalcaps(goals) = 62 (29)
pcupdate = 5 April 2008

Luis Enrique Flores Ocaranza (born on July 18, 1961 in Mexico City, Mexico) was a football player, and a former striker who played for the Mexican national team in the 1986 FIFA World Cup being held in Mexico. He played 62 times for Mexico from 1983-1993 being the 7th best goalscorer in Mexico's history with 29 goals being tied with Hugo Sanchez and Luis Garcia. [ [http://www.rsssf.com/miscellaneous/mex-recintlp.html rsssf: Mexico record international players] ]

Playing career

Flores debuted with UNAM Pumas in the 79/80 season. In 1980-81 he was part of the squad that won the league championship. In 1985 he joined Spanish team Sporting Gijon. He made a total of 32 appearances and 10 goals with the Spanish team. The following season he came back to Mexico with UNAM Pumas, but later was signed again by a new Spanish team Valencia CF. He had a successful season with Valencia appearing 36 times and scoring six goals. He later came back to Mexico with the European experience to play with famous clubs such as Cruz Azul, Atlas, and Chivas de Guadalajara.

Coaching career

Flores has been the manager of Pumas, CD Veracruz, Atlético Celaya and Necaxa.

External links

* [http://www.national-football-teams.com/v2/player.php?id=18347 National football team provides Luis Flores Profile and Stats.]

References


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