Juan Carlos Heredia

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Juan Carlos Heredia
Personal information
Full name Juan Carlos Heredia
Date of birth (1952-05-01) May 1, 1952 (age 62)
Place of birth Córdoba, Argentina
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1970-1971 Belgrano 6 (2)
1972 Rosario Central 13 (3)
1972-1973 FC Porto 5 (2)
1973-1974 Elche CF 24 (7)
1974-1979 Barcelona 74 (17)
1980-81 River Plate 18 (5)
1981 Argentinos Juniors 1 (0)
1982 Talleres de Córdoba 1 (0)
National team
1978-1979 Spain 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of January 2015.
† Appearances (Goals).

Juan Carlos Heredia (born 1 May 1952 in Córdoba) is a former Argentine football striker who played for the Spain national team.

Heredia (nicknamed "Milonguita") made his debut in 1970 for his home town club Belgrano in 1972 he transferred to Rosario Central but was quickly signed for FC Barcelona.

Barcelona loaned him out to FC Porto of Portugal and then Elche CF of Spain before he joined up with the club in 1974. Heredia was part of the team that won the Copa del Rey in 1976 and the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup in 1978-79.

In 1979 Heredia returned to Argentina to play for River Plate where he helped the club to win two league championships in the early 1980s. Towards the end of his career he had a short spell with Argentinos Juniors.


Season Team Title
1978 Spain Barcelona Copa del Rey
1978-79 Spain Barcelona UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
Metropolitano 1980 Argentina River Plate Argentine Primera
Nacional 1981 Argentina River Plate Argentine Primera

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