Miguel Ángel Raimondo

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Miguel Ángel Raimondo
MA Raimondo 1970.jpg
Raimondo at Independiente in 1970
Personal information
Full name Miguel Ángel Raimondo
Date of birth (1943-12-12) December 12, 1943 (age 70)
Place of birth Rosario, Argentina
Playing position midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965 Rosario Central 16 (0)
1966-1968 Atlanta 107 (5)
1969-1974 Independiente 219 (0)
1975 River Plate 42 (0)
1976 All Boys 30 (1)
National team
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* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Miguel Ángel Raimondo (born 12 December 1943) is an Argentine football midfielder. He won ten trophies in his career, eight with Club Atlético Independiente and a further two with River Plate, he was awarded the Olimpia de Plata as the 1974 Argentine sports journalist's footballer of the year.[1]

Raimondo played his first professional game for Rosario Central in the Primera Division Argentina in 1965. One year later he was transferred to Atlanta where he played until the end of the 1968 season.

In 1969 he joined Club Atlético Independiente, it was with Independiente that he had most of his success as a player, while he was there the club won two league championships, three (of their four in a row) Copa Libertadores titles, two Copa Interamericanas and an Intercontinental Cup.

Raimondo was selected as the Player of the Year of Argentina in 1974.

In 1975 Raimondo joined River Plate, he was only with the club for one season but in that time he helped the club to win both of the Argentine league titles that year.

In 1976 Raimondo joined All Boys, the club finished bottom of their group in both the Nacional and the Metropolitano championships, prompting Raimondo's retirement from football at the end of the season.


Season Club Title
Metropolitano 1970 Argentina Independiente Primera Division Argentina
Metropolitano 1971 Argentina Independiente Primera Division Argentina
1972 Argentina Independiente Copa Libertadores
1973 Argentina Independiente Intercontinental Cup
1973 Argentina Independiente Copa Interamericana
1973 Argentina Independiente Copa Libertadores
1974 Argentina Independiente Copa Interamericana
1974 Argentina Independiente Copa Libertadores
Metropolitano 1975 Argentina River Plate Primera Division Argentina
Nacional 1975 Argentina River Plate Primera Division Argentina

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