Solari at Velez Sarsfield
Jorge Raúl Solari
Date of birth
11 November 1941
Place of birth
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Newell's Old Boys
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 September 2007.
† Appearances (Goals).
Jorge Raúl Solari, (born 11 November 1941) is a former Argentine football player and manager.
Playing career [ edit ]
" ("The Indian"), played for several clubs in Argentina, he started his career with El Indio" Newell's Old Boys in 1960. In 1962 he signed for Vélez Sársfield and in 1964 he joined River Plate. Solari represented the Argentina national football team in the 1966 FIFA World Cup. Solari left River in 1969 and had a short spell with Estudiantes de La Plata before retirement.
He also played in the
Primera División de México for Club de Fútbol Torreón. [1 ]
Managerial career [ edit ]
Solari has managed clubs all over the world, these including
Atlético Junior in Colombia where he won the Apertura 1977 title, Club Renato Cesarini a club he helped to create, Newell's Old Boys, twice runners up in Argentina. In 1988–1989 he led Independiente to the Primera division championship in Argentina. He was manager of CD Tenerife in Spain and led Saudi Arabia past the group stages of the World Cup for the only time in their history.
After his success with Saudi Arabia he joined
Yokohama Marinos in Japan. He currently works as the manager of Atlético Tucumán in the regionalised 3rd division of Argentine football.
Managerial posts [ edit ]
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