Álvaro Barco

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Álvaro Barco
Personal information
Full name José Álvaro Barco Andrade
Date of birth (1967-06-27) 27 June 1967 (age 49)
Place of birth Lima, Peru
Playing position Defender
Youth career
–1987 Universitario
1987–1988 Long Island University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1992 Universitario
1993 Cobreloa 23 (1)
1994 Palestino 30 (4)
1994–1995 Tampico Madero 13 (0)
1996–2001 Universitario
National team
1986–1997 Peru 30 (0)
Teams managed
2001 Universitario
2008 Universidad San Martín
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

José Álvaro Barco Andrade (born 27 June 1967) is a former Peruvian international footballer who played for clubs in Peru and Chile.

Playing career[edit]


Born in Lima, Peru, Barco began playing youth football with local side Universitario de Deportes. He played collegiate soccer for Long Island University in the United States with his brother Fernando.[1] He returned to Peru to play professionally with Universitario, as well as C.D. Palestino and Cobreloa in Chile.[2] He also had brief spells with Mexican side Tampico Madero and a club in China.


Barco made 30 appearances for the Peru national football team from 1986 to 1997.[3] He participated in the 1991 Copa América[4] and the 1993 Copa América in Ecuador.[5]

Managerial career[edit]

Following his playing career, he became a manager, leading Universitario de Deportes[6] and Universidad San Martín de Porres.



  1. ^ "Soccer Race Remains Tight". New York Times. October 22, 1988. 
  2. ^ "LIU Men's Soccer Record Book" (PDF). liuathletics.com. 2010. 
  3. ^ Pierrend, José Luis (5 January 2011). "Peru - Record International Players". RSSSF. 
  4. ^ Tabeira, Martín (20 July 2010). "Copa America 1991". RSSSF. 
  5. ^ Bobrowsky, Josef (24 September 1999). "Copa America 1993 (Ecuador, June 15-July 4) - Full Details". RSSSF. 
  6. ^ "ALVARO BARCO ANDRADE: Gerente Deportivo del club Universitario de Deportes" (in Spanish). Peru.com. 14 September 2001. 

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