Nacho Trelles, icon of Mexican soccer, dies

Ignacio Trelles Flores died at 103 years old due to cardiac arrest.

Trelles, one of the icons of Mexican soccer in the technical direction, was champion of the League on seven occasions with clubs such as Marte, Zacatepec (2), Toluca (2) and Cruz Azul (2), He directed the Mexican National Team in three Cups of the World: Sweden 1958, Chile 1962 and England 1966.

From his hand, the Mexican team achieved its first point and also its first victory in the World Cup. In Sweden 58 tied with Wales to a goal and in Chile 1962 they beat Czechoslovakia 3-1, who was ultimately runner-up in the world. He was in charge of the Tricolor on different occasions as an interim.

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Puebla was the last team as technical director in 1991.

In recent years, he acted as advisor to Blue Cross in the basic forces, in addition to being team advice.

To don Nacho trelles He is survived by his children Leticia, María Eugenia, Leopoldo and Eduardo, a product of his relationship with Mrs. Consuelo, who died in 2012.

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