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Joaquin VAZQUEZ

Spain
TeamSpain
Olympic Medals
1S
Games Participations1
First Olympic GamesAntwerp 1920
Year of Birth1897

Biography

Joaquín Vázquez started in football with Deportivo Irunés in 1909. He later moved to Racing Irun in 1914, and then represented Real Union Irun after a merger of clubs. During military service in Galicia he played for Racing de Ferrol and Deportivo la Coruña. Vázquez later played for Real Union Irun (1921-25) and Sport (1925-28), before finishing his career with Cultural León (1928-30). He won two Copa del Reys with Real Union Irun, in 1918 and 1924. His only cap came at the 1920 Olympics against Belgium. His son, James, also competed in high-level football in Spain, playing for Real Sociedad, Gimnàstic de Tarragona, Celta de Vigo and Racing Santander. He later owned a shoe store in Irún.

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