Osvaldo Castro

Osvaldo Castro
Personal information
Full name Osvaldo Castro Pelayos
Date of birth (1948-10-17) 17 October 1948 (age 72)
Place of birth Copiap贸, Chile
Playing position(s) Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965鈥1968 Uni贸n La Calera 95 (71)
1969鈥1971 Deportes Concepci贸n 109 (65)
1972鈥1975 Club Am茅rica 88 (49)
1975鈥1979 Club Jalisco 130 (91)
1979鈥1981 Deportivo Neza 85 (44)
1981鈥1982 Atl茅tico Potosino 36 (24)
1983鈥1984 Pumas UNAM 53 (9)
National team
1966鈥1977 Chile 28 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Osvaldo Castro Pelayos (born 17 October 1948) is a retired Chilean footballer who played league football for clubs in Chile and Mexico, as well as playing international football for Chile.[1]


Castro started his career Chilean club Uni贸n La Calera in 1965, before joining Deportes Concepci贸n. After three seasons he transferred to Mexican side Club Am茅rica.[2]

Castro joined Club Jalisco for the 1975鈥76 season, scoring 26 goals in 32 league appearances. In all he scored 91 league goals for the club in his four seasons with them. Following Jalisco's removal from the Primera division Castro joined Deportivo Neza in 1979鈥80, before moving on to Atl茅tico Potosino for 1981/82. He played his last Mexican seasons with Pumas de la UNAM, finishing with them in 1983/84.[3]

He played for the Chile national football team on four occasions during the 1978 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers.[4]


  1. ^ "Osvaldo Castro". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman.
  2. ^ "Osvaldo Castro". footballzz.com. Retrieved 29 May 2012.
  3. ^ Castro's Mexican career stats at mediotiempo
  4. ^ FIFA Profile