Died Ignacio Trelles at 103 years old, legendary coach of the mexican soccer


The legendary coach of the mexican soccer Ignacio Trellespassed away at 103 years of age. As was announced by the journalist Heriberto Murrieta on his Twitter account.

Mexican coach and icon of the Blue Cross, Trelles lost his life from a heart attack.

Ignacio Trelles Fields he was born July 31, 1916, in Guadalajara, Jalisco. As a player he made his debut in the Necaxa in 1934 and was active there until 1943.

It was mexican coach and became the icon of the Blue Cross, the club won two league titles.

Affectionately known as ” Nacho Trelles, obtained as a player of the championships 1934-35, 1936-37 and 1937-38, and the Mexico Cup in 1934-35with Necaxa. He played for Club America from 1943 to 46, with Striped in 1946. He emigrated to the united States to play with the Vikings in Chicago in 1948. Hung up the boots that same year with the Foals of the Atlas in 1948.

Trelles enrolled your name with golden letters in the annals of mexican soccer from the bench. He made his debut as a coach with the Zacatepec, the club that ascended to the First Division in 1951.

He led the defunct Mars of Morelos and became champion in the season 1953-1954. After he returned to Zacatepec and got the titles in 1954-55 and 1957-58.

After these successes, he was summoned by the coach Antonio Lopez Herranza the “Tri” as an assistant for the World cup in Sweden 1958.

Don Nacho went to the America, Toluca, Puebla, Atlante, and U of G, but it was with Blue Cross where you paid to get the league of 1978-1979 and 1979-1980.

He commanded to the selection in the World of Chile 1962 and England 1966, with a balance of 1 win, 2 draws and 3 defeats. Has the honour of having added the first victory in a World Cup, when the greens defeated 3-1 to the mighty team of Czechoslovakia.

He retired on June 15, 1991 leading to the Puebla, and with a 1-0 defeat to Pumas.

It is the coach most successful in the history of the First Division with 15 national titles and international. Directed 1,083 games, totaling 463 victories, 319 draws and 301 defeat. No one directed more matches in the maximum circuit that he.


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