Eligio Echagüe

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Eligio Echagüe
Personal information
Full name Eligio Silvestre Echagüe Delgado
Date of birth (1938-12-31) 31 December 1938 (age 75)
Place of birth Concepción, Paraguay
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1946 Club Adolfo Riquelme
1947–1959 Olimpia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1950–1960 Olimpia ? (?)
National team
Paraguay ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Eligio Silvestre Echagüe Delgado (born 31 December 1938 in Concepción, Paraguay) is a former football defender; most commonly playing in the left-back position.

Career[edit]

Echagüe started his career at Club Adolfo Riquelme from his hometown, Concepción. In 1947, he was transferred to Olimpia Asunción and made his debut in the first team squad in 1950. He was part of the Olimpia team that won five consecutive titles coached then by the great Aurelio González.[1] Echagüe played for the Paraguay national football team in several occasions, most notably in the 1958 FIFA World Cup.[2]

Titles[edit]

Season Team Title
1956 Paraguay Olimpia Paraguayan 1st division
1957 Paraguay Olimpia Paraguayan 1st division
1958 Paraguay Olimpia Paraguayan 1st division
1959 Paraguay Olimpia Paraguayan 1st division
1960 Paraguay Olimpia Paraguayan 1st division

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