SPANISH FOOTBALL | SPORTS: SPANISH FOOTBALL | "EL PICHICHI"

SPANISH FOOTBALL | "EL PICHICHI"

The maximum Spanish Football - Liga - goalscorer each season is awarded the "Pichichi". A title invented & given by the Spanish Sports daily "Marca" since 1952-53. The Spanish Sports daily honoured a Spanish Football leyend & authentic goalscoring "machine" by calling their prize "Pichichi". But who is "Pichichi"?

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Rafael Moreno Aranzadi "Pichichi"

Born: Bilbao (Bizkaia) , 23-05-1892
Death: Bilbao (Bizkaia), 01-03-1922 ( Typhus, 30 years of age )

Position: Forward


Debut: 17-03-1913 Match
Athletic Club 3 Real Madrid 0
Retired: 1921

Spanish Cup 17 games 10 goals  
Regional Championship 72 games 68 goals 

Total with Athletic Club

12 seasons
89 games     
78 goals
0,88 goal / game

Internationals:

Spain 5 games 1 goal 
Olympic Games 1920 Silver medal

Titles with Athletic Club Bilbao:

1913-14 Spanish Cup
1913-14 Regional Champion
1914-15 Regional Champion
1914-15 Spanish Cup
1915-16 Spanish Cup
1915-16 Regional Champion
1919-20 Regional Champion
1920-21 Regional Champion
1920-21 Spanish Cup

There is a statue of "Pichichi" ( trunk & head ) at the Bilbao "San Mames Stadium".

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