Elmer Acevedo

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Élmer Acevedo
Personal information
Full name Élmer Ángel Acevedo
Date of birth (1946-02-24) February 24, 1946 (age 68)
Place of birth Chanmico, La Libertad, El Salvador
Playing position striker (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1966–1972 FAS (47)
National team
El Salvador
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 March 2008.
† Appearances (Goals).

Élmer Ángel Acevedo (born February 24, 1946) is a retired footballer from El Salvador.

Club career[edit]

Born in La Libertad Department, he moved to study in Santa Ana and joined the youth team of local club FAS, aged 16.

After six years in the first team, Acevedo retired in 1972 due to a serious injury to his left leg.[1]

International career[edit]

Acevedo represented El Salvador at the 1968 Olympic Games and in 1970 FIFA World Cup qualification,[2] where he scored in 2 matches against Honduras[3] which sparked the infamous Football War. He also was a non-playing member of their 1970 World Cup Finals squad in Mexico.[4]

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