Fernando Bustos

Fernando Bustos ( born August 1, 1944 in Mexico City; † September 23, 1979 at Tepeji del Rio de Ocampo, Hidalgo ) was a Mexican football player on the position of the outer striker.

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With 15 years Bustos joined the resident in his home town club Unión Obrera, he played in the youth teams from 1959 to 1963.

His first professional contract was awarded Bustos for the 1963/64 season the second division club Cruz Azul, for which he received his debut on 22 December 1963 in a home match against Deportivo Tepic. At the end of that season, Cruz Azul won the second division championship and promotion to the Primera División in which the team has since been included continuously.

Bustos should be remembered as the first superstar and the most successful players in the history of the club Cementeros, with whom he won six of the 79 from 1968 /69 and 1978 / to date a total of eight league titles. In the 16 years 1963-1979, he played only during the 1976/77 season for another club that is also located in the capital Atlético Español.

His last goal he scored on 6 January 1979 with a 4-1 victory over Chivas Guadalajara Cementeros in the Aztec Stadium in Mexico City.


Between 1967 and 1973 a total of 38 completed Bustos inserts for the Mexican national team, where he scored eleven goals. His international debut he celebrated on January 5, 1967 in a 3-0 victory over Switzerland. His first international goal, he contributed to the 4-0 win against Trinidad and Tobago on 12 March 1967. His only double for the national team he succeeded on May 28, 1968 in a 2-2 draw against Uruguay. His last international goal he scored on 16 October 1973 in a 2-0 win against the United States. His last international game he played on 3 December 1973 in a World Cup qualifier against Honduras, which ended 1-1.


Fernando Bustos Castañeda died on 23 September 1979 at the age of only 35 years ago when he was involved on the highway from Mexico City to Santiago de Querétaro, near the town Tepeji del Rio de Ocampo, Hidalgo in a serious car accident.


  • Mexican champions: 1968 /69 México 70, 1971/72 1972 /73 1973/74, 1978/79
  • Second division champions: 1963/64,
  • Mexican Cup Winners: 1969
  • Mexican Super Cup: 1969, 1974
  • CONCACAF Champions ' Cup: 1969, 1970, 1971