He played 194 official matches between 1953 and 1961 and scored 92 goals
This Sunday, former Barça player Justo Tejada died at 88 years of age.Born in Barcelona on January 6, 1933, Tejada played a total of eight seasons for FC Barcelona's first-team: 1953 to 1961.
During those eight years, the forward played in 194 official matches and scored 92 goals.As for titles won, he acquired two league championships, two Copas del Rey and two Fairs Cups.After his time at Barça, he played for two seasons at Real Madrid (1961-63) and two more at Espanyol (1963-65).
Tejada was one of the footballers who played the first ever game at Camp Nou on September 24, 1957. He assisted Eulogio Martínez with the first goal in the history of the stadium, and scored the second in a 4-2 win for Barça against a team of players from Warsaw.He was part of that legendary Barça side, along with players such as Kubala, Antoni Ramallets, Estanislau Basora, Evaristo de Macedo and Eulogio Martínez.
The only player to line up alongside the four Hungarians
In an interview last year, Tejada told of his friendship with Ladislao Kubala and Alfredo Di Stéfano, and also stressed that he is the only player to have lined up alongside Kubala, Puskas, Czibor and Kocsis, the four Hungarians who arrived in Spanish football in the 1950s providing a style that then astonished the world.