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Santillana (footballer)

Personal information
Full nameCarlos Alonso González
Date of birth23 August 1952(age 64)
Place of birthSantillana del Mar, Spain
Height1.75 m
Playing positionStriker

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Carlos Alonso González (born 23 August 1952), aka Santillana, is a retired Spanish footballer who played as a striker.

Best known for his Real Madrid spell, he was known for his stellar heading ability, despite not reaching 1.80m, and is widely regarded as one of the best strikers in the history of Spanish football.

The recipient of more than 50 caps for Spain, he represented the nation in two World Cups and as many European Championships.

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