Jorge Comas (footballer)

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Jorge Comas
Personal information
Full name Jorge Alberto Comas Romero
Date of birth (1960-06-09) 9 June 1960 (age 54)
Place of birth Paraná, Argentina
Playing position Striker
Number 11
Youth career
Belgrano de Paraná
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1981 Colón de Santa Fe 48 (8)
1981–1985 Vélez Sársfield 166 (54)
1986–1989 Boca Juniors 113 (55)
1989–1994 Veracruz 178 (72)
1994 Colón de Santa Fe ? (?)
National team
1988 Argentina ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:46, 20 April 2009 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Jorge Alberto Comas Romero (born 9 June 1960 in Paraná, Entre Ríos) is a former Argentine footballer. He played for football clubs in Argentina and Mexico and also represented the Argentina national football team.[1]

Comas (nicknamed "Comitas", a diminutive ) started his professional career with Colón de Santa Fe in 1980. After the club was relegated from the Primera División in 1981 he moved to Vélez Sársfield where he scored 54 goals in 166 games. He was the topscorer in 1985 Nacional championship with 12 goals.

In 1986 Comas joined Boca Juniors where he improved his goalscoring ratio, scoring 63 goals in 127 games in all competitions. Despite of having played only 4 years for the Xeneize, he was the 2nd topscorer of 1986-87 season with 19 goals. Comas formed a remembered attacking line with right-winger Alfredo Graciani and centre-forward Jorge Rinaldi.

In 1989 Comas joined Mexican side Veracruz, where he became a fan favourite after being the top scorer for the 1989-90 season.[2] He played for the "Tiburones Rojos" until 1994 when he returned to Argentina and his first club; Colón de Santa Fe.

After retiring as a player Comas has become a striking coach with several Mexican clubs including Celaya, León, Cruz Azul and Veracruz.

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