Roque Avallay

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Roque Avallay
Personal information
Full name Roque Alberto Avallay
Date of birth (1945-12-14) December 14, 1945 (age 68)
Place of birth San Rafael, Argentina
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1964 Deportivo Maipú
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965-1966 Independiente 20 (5)
1966-1969 Newell's Old Boys 145 (51)
1970-1976 Huracán 217 (total) (70)
1976 Atlanta 36 (6)
1977 Chacarita Juniors 44 (22)
1977-1979 Racing Club 60 (30)
1979-1980 Huracán (see above)
National team
1968-1974 Argentina 15 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 October 2007.
† Appearances (Goals).

Roque Avallay (born 14 December 1945 in San Rafael, Mendoza) is a former Argentine football striker. He played for a number of clubs in Argentina and represented the Argentina national football team.

Avallay started his career with Deportivo Maipú in 1964, it was not long before he was signed by Independiente of the Primera División Argentina. In his first year with the club they won the Copa Libertadores 1965.

In 1966 Avallay moved to Rosario to play for Newell's Old Boys, it was in 1968 that he received his first call-up to play for the Argentina national team.

In 1970 Avallay joined Huracán of Buenos Aires. He was part of the team that won the Metropolitano 1973 championship.

In later years Avallay played for Atlanta, Chacarita Juniors and Racing Club before returning to Huracán in 1979.

Avallay retired from playing at the end of 1980 with a total of 184 goals in 522 games in the Argentine Primera, leaving him in 14th place on the all time list of top scorers.[1] He has since gone into coaching and youth development work and has worked with the Huracán youth team.

Titles[edit]

Season Team Title
1965 Argentina Independiente Copa Libertadores
Metropolitano 1973 Argentina Huracán Primera División Argentina

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