Miguel Ángel Santoro

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Miguel Ángel Santoro
Personal information
Full name Miguel Ángel Santoro
Date of birth (1942-02-27) 27 February 1942 (age 72)
Place of birth Sarandí, Argentina
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1962–1974 Independiente 343 (0)
1974–1977 Hércules CF 50 (0)
National team
Argentina 14 (0)
Teams managed
1980, 2001, 2005, 2008–2009 Independiente
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of July 2007.
† Appearances (Goals).

Miguel Ángel Santoro (born 27 February 1942) is a retired Argentine football goalkeeper. He played most of his career for Club Atlético Independiente and represented the Argentina national football team at the 1974 World Cup.

Playing career[edit]

Santoro was born in Sarandí, Argentina. He made 343 appearances for Independiente between 1962 and 1974, making him the goalkeeper with the highest number of appearances for the club. During his time with Independiente he won 10 titles, 4 league, 4 Copa Libertadores, the Copa Intercontinental and the Copa Interamericana.

After representing Argentina at the 1974 World Cup Santoro was sold to Spanish side Hércules CF where he played until his retirement in 1977.

Managerial career[edit]

Santoro has had three short spells as manager of Independiente, his record as manager of the first team is Played 36, Won 12, Drawn 14, Lost 10.

He joined Independiente on 5 October 2008 and stepped down as manager of Independiente on 22 March 2009.

National titles[edit]

Season Club Title
1963 Argentina Independiente Primera División Argentina
Nacional 1967 Argentina Independiente Primera División Argentina
Metropolitano 1970 Argentina Independiente Primera División Argentina
Metropolitano 1971 Argentina Independiente Primera División Argentina

International titles[edit]

Season Club Title
1964 Argentina Independiente Copa Libertadores
1965 Argentina Independiente Copa Libertadores
1972 Argentina Independiente Copa Libertadores
1973 Argentina Independiente Copa Libertadores
1973 Argentina Independiente Intercontinental Cup
1973 Argentina Independiente Copa Interamericana

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