Ángel Berni

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Berni and the second or maternal family name is Gómez.
Ángel Berni
Angel Berni.jpg
Berni playing for San Lorenzo in 1955
Personal information
Full name Ángel Antonio Berni Gómez
Date of birth (1931-01-09) 9 January 1931 (age 83)
Place of birth Asunción, Paraguay
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1945–1949 Olimpia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1949–1951 Olimpia ? (?)
1951–1952 Boca de Cali[1] 42 (26)
1953–1959 San Lorenzo 71 (29)
1959 Gimnasia LP 14 (6)
1960–1964 Real Betis ? (?)
National team
1950–? Paraguay ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Ángel Antonio Berni Gómez (born 9 January 1931 in Asunción, Paraguay) is a former football striker.

Career[edit]

Berni started his career at the youth divisions of Olimpia Asunción in 1945, and in 1949 he made the debut for Olimpia's first team. In 1951 he was transferred to Boca Juniors de Cali and later on played for Argentine clubs San Lorenzo de Almagro (where he became the top scorer for the 1954 season with 29 goals) and Gimnasia y Esgrima de La Plata. His last club was Real Betis of Spain.

At the national team level, Berni was part of the Paraguay squad at the 1950 World Cup and also competed in the 1953 Copa América tournament which was won by Paraguay.

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