Omar Caetano

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Omar Caetano
Personal information
Full name Omar Caetano Otero
Date of birth (1938-11-08)November 8, 1938
Place of birth Uruguay
Date of death July 2, 2008(2008-07-02) (aged 69)
Place of death Uruguay
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1961–1975 Peñarol
1975 New York Cosmos 8 (0)
National team
1965–1969 Uruguay 29 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Omar Caetano Otero (November 8, 1938 – July 2, 2008) was a Uruguayan footballer. He represented Uruguay at the 1966 FIFA World Cup and 1970 FIFA World Cup.

He played club football with Peñarol, where he won 8 league titles, 4 major international titles and played in a record 57 derby matches against rivals Nacional.[1] He also spent the 1975 season in the NASL with the New York Cosmos.[2]

On July 2, the official site of Peñarol announced that Caetano had died.

Titles[edit]

National titles

Season Team Title
1962 Uruguay Peñarol Uruguayan Primera
1964 Uruguay Peñarol Uruguayan Primera
1965 Uruguay Peñarol Uruguayan Primera
1967 Uruguay Peñarol Uruguayan Primera
1968 Uruguay Peñarol Uruguayan Primera
1973 Uruguay Peñarol Uruguayan Primera
1974 Uruguay Peñarol Uruguayan Primera
1975 Uruguay Peñarol Uruguayan Primera

International titles

Season Team Title
1961 Uruguay Peñarol Copa Libertadores
1961 Uruguay Peñarol Copa Intercontinental
1966 Uruguay Peñarol Copa Libertadores
1966 Uruguay Peñarol Copa Intercontinental

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