Claudio Marangoni

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Claudio Marangoni
Personal information
Full name Claudio Oscar Marangoni
Date of birth (1954-11-11) November 11, 1954 (age 60)
Place of birth Rosario, Argentina
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1974–1976 Chacarita Juniors 62 (7)
1976–1979 San Lorenzo 135 (25)
1979–1980 Sunderland A.F.C. 20 (3)
1981 Huracán 58 (11)
1982–1988 Independiente 237 (25)
1988–1990 Boca Juniors 81 (7)
National team
1983–1984 Argentina 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Claudio Oscar Marangoni (born 17 November 1954 in Rosario) is a former Argentine footballer who played club football in Argentina and England and played for the Argentina national team.

Marangoni started his playing career in 1974 with Chacarita Juniors he then joined San Lorenzo de Almagro in 1976.

In 1979 he joined Sunderland A.F.C. of England where he failed to settle, his contract was terminated in 1980 and he returned to Argentina.

Marangoni played one season for Huracán before joining Club Atlético Independiente in 1982. He won three major titles with the club, the 1983 Metropolitano followed by the Copa Libertadores and Copa Intercontinental in 1984.

In 1988 he left Independiente to join Boca Juniors where he wom a further two international tournaments, the Supercopa Sudamericana 1989 and the Recopa Sudamericana 1990.

Upon retirement, Marangoni start Escuela Modelo de Futbol y Deportes, the first-ever professional soccer schools and sports clinics for Argentina’s youth.

The schools serve children from age 3-13 and are franchised throughout the country, serving public and private schools, community centers, country clubs and businesses. Integral to the company’s model is free tuition for underprivileged children. Since selection, he expanded his training schools to Chile and Spain.

His work was recognized by Endeavor (non-profit) and he was selected as an Endeavor Entrepreneur in 1999. Endeavor is a global non-profit that selects and supports High-Impact Entrepreneurship in emerging markets.

Titles[edit]

Season Team Title
1983 Metropolitano Argentina Independiente Primera División Argentina
1984 Argentina Independiente Copa Libertadores
1984 Argentina Independiente Copa Intercontinental
1989 Argentina Boca Juniors Supercopa Sudamericana
1990 Argentina Boca Juniors Recopa Sudamericana

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