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Benjamín Moreno
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Full name Benjamín Moreno Márquez
Date of birth (1955-04-17)17 April 1955
Place of birth Guarromán, Spain
Date of death 1 May 2020(2020-05-01) (aged 65)
Place of death Madrid, Spain
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1985 CD Leganés 168 (52)
Total 168 (52)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Benjamín Moreno Márquez (17 April 1955 – 1 May 2020) was a Spanish footballer who played as striker.

Career

Born in Guarromán, his family emigrated to Madrid. He started playing football in Murcia and Valdepeñas. In 1980 he joined CD Leganés, then in Tercera División where he spent his best years (1980–1985). In five seasons he played 168 matches and scored 52 goals. He was the first legend of modern football in CD Leganés.

After leaving that club, he played in CD Móstoles, CF Fuenlabrada and CD Sonseca.

He worked in Metro de Madrid, where he retired. Benjamín died on 1 May 2020 in Madrid.

He is considered the first legend of modern CD Leganés.

See also

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