Fernando Cuellar

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Fernando Cuéllar
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Personal information
Full name Fernando Cuéllar Ávalos
Date of birth (1945-08-27)August 27, 1945
Place of birth Moquegua, Peru
Date of death November 5, 2008(2008-11-05) (aged 63)
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Universitario de Deportes
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1968–1976 Universitario de Deportes
National team
1971–1975 Peru 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Fernando Cuéllar (August 27, 1945 – November 5, 2008) was a Peruvian football player.

Club career[edit]

He was a defender and mainly played in Universitario de Deportes in the 1970s.

International career[edit]

Cuéllar made nine appearances for the senior Peru national football team from 1971 to 1975.[1]

Career as manager[edit]

Cuéllar was also a successful trainer, leading San Agustin (a very small club from Lima) to win the Peruvian Championship (called "Descentralizado"). He repeated that success with Universitario de Deportes in 1990.[2]


Cuéllar died 5 November 2008 in Lima.[3]