Ángel Bossio

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Ángel Bossio
Bossio at the 1928 Olympic games
Personal information
Date of birth (1905-05-05)5 May 1905
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date of death 31 August 1978(1978-08-31) (aged 73)
Place of death Avellaneda, Argentina
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Talleres (BA)
River Plate
National team
1927–1935 Argentina 21 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Ángel Bossio (5 May 1905 – 31 August 1978) was an Argentine football Goalkeeper. He was called "La maravilla elástica" ("The elastic wonder") due to his agility.

Bossio was a member of the Argentine team that took part of the 1928 Olympic games and won the silver medal.

He also participated in the first ever World Cup in 1930, where Argentina again finished second behind Uruguay. He played for Argentina 21 times between 1927 and 1935.

At club level, Bossio played for Talleres de Remedios de Escalada in the 1920s before joining River Plate after the professionalisation of Argentine football in 1931.

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