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Juan "Romperredes" Tuñas (born 1 February 1917) is a former Cubanmarker footballer. He played for the Cuban clubs Juventud Asturiana and Centro Gallego, and is the sole surviving member of the Cuba national football team that played at the 1938 FIFA World Cup in Francemarker, scoring a goal against Romania (according to the official FIFA match report [320248]). After helping lead Cuba to the quarterfinals in their only World Cup appearance, he moved to Mexicomarker and played for Real Club España, winning two Liga Mayor championships there, in 1941-42 and 1944-45.

His nickname Romperredes means "net-breaker", after his powerful shots on goal.

In 2005, he received the Gloria del Deporte Cubano Award in La Habanamarker. He currently resides in Mexicomarker and is the last surviving member of Cuba's squad from the 1938 World Cup.

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