Carlos Alberto Etcheverry

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Carlos Alberto Etcheverry
Personal information
Date of birth (1933-06-29)29 June 1933
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date of death August 28, 2014(2014-08-28)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1952-1955 Boca Juniors 24 (11)
1955-1957 Chacarita 17 (4)
1958-1961 León ? (?)
1961-1962 Irapuato ? (?)
1963-1964 UNAM Pumas 26 (20)
1965-1966 Atlante ? (?)
1966-1969 Jabatos ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Carlos Alberto "Tito" Etcheverry D'Angelo (born June 29, 1933 in Buenos Aires - August 28, 2014) was an Argentine former soccer player and coach, who is most known in Mexico for being the first top-scorer of the Pumas de la UNAM.

Biography[edit]

Etcheverry was born in the Barrio de La Paternal, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. When was 17, he debuted as a professional, playing for Boca Juniors. After several seasons, he was transferred to Chacarita Juniors. In 1957, he was hired by the Mexican León, recommended by his brother-in-law and also a soccer player, Oscar Nova.

In 1964, Etcheverry became the first top-goalscorer of the Pumas de la UNAM, with 20 goals.

Besides León and UNAM, "Tito" Etcheverry also played in Mexico for Club Irapuato, Atlante F.C., and Jabatos de Nuevo León,where he served as player-manager. He later went on to become manager of CF Monterrey.

Etcheverry died due to complications related to his battle with diabetes, in Leon, on August 28, 2014.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fallece Carlos Alberto". eluniversal.com.mx. 29 August 2014. 

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