Eduardo Teus

Eduardo Teus
Personal information
Full name Eduardo Teus López-Navarro
Date of birth 1896
Place of birth Manila, Philippines
Date of death 8 October 1958(1958-10-08)
Place of death Bilbao, Spain
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1913–1918[1] Real Madrid
Teams managed
1941–1942 Spain

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Eduardo Teus López-Navarro, also known as Teus, was a Filipino footballer who played for Real Madrid as a goalkeeper, of Spanish descent. Teus later became a sports journalist and was later tasked by Francisco Franco to manage the Spanish national football team as head coach. Teus held strong right-wing political views. He managed the national team from 1941 to 1942.[2][3]

Teus died due to a heart attack while watching a game at the press box of the San Mamés Stadium in Bilbao.[4]


  1. López, Francisco López. "Legendarios: Eduardo Teus (1913-18)". (in Spanish). Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  2. Malig, Jolo (5 July 2014). "Meet the 'Azkals' of Barcelona, Real Madrid". Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  3. Burns (29 May 2012). "Chapter 14: Franco Rules". La Roja: How Soccer Conquered Spain and How Spanish Soccer Conquered the World (illustrated ed.). Nation Books. ISBN 9781568587189.
  4. Burns, Jimmy (5 December 2011). "7: The Enemy Within". Barca: A People's Passion (reissued ed.). A&C Black. p. 144. ISBN 9781408827710. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
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