Evaristo Barrera

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Evaristo Barrera
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Personal information
Full name Evaristo Vicente Barrera
Date of birth December 30, 1911
Place of birth Rosario, Argentina
Date of death June 7, 1982(1982-06-07) (aged 70)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1932–1938 Racing Club 142 (136)
1939–1940 Lazio 16 (6)
1940–1942 Napoli 47 (12)
1942–1943 Ascoli
1944 Novara
1945 Gozzano
1945–1946 Cremonese
1947–1948 Mortara
Teams managed
1956–1958 Novara
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Evaristo Vicente Barrera (December 30, 1911 – June 7, 1982) was an Argentine football striker. He played for Racing Club de Avellaneda and a number of football clubs in Italy. He was born in Rosario.

Barrera started his professional career in 1932 with Racing Club, he was twice the topscorer in the Argentine Primera, in 1934 with 34 goals and in 1936 with 32 goals. By the end of his time with Racing Club, Barrera had scored 136 goals in 142 games. He still holds the record as the clubs highest scoring player.

In 1938 Barrera moved to Italy, he played for Lazio and Napoli in Serie A before dropping down into the lower leagues where he played for Ascoli.

During the war years he played for Novara and Gozzano in the Italian War Championships. After the end of the war he played for Cremonese and Mortara, retiring in 1948.

Barrera had a spell as manager of Novara between 1956 and 1958.

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