Alberto Sainz

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Alberto Sainz
Personal information
Full name Carlos Alberto Sainz
Date of birth (1937-12-13) 13 December 1937 (age 79)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1958–1961 Argentinos Juniors
1962–1967 River Plate
1968–1969 San Lorenzo Mar de Plata
National team
Argentina
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Alberto Sainz (born 13 December 1937) is a former Argentine association football player.

Sainz began his career in 1958 at Argentinos Juniors, where he played until 1961. In 1962 he moved to Club Atlético River Plate with whom he reached the final of the 1966 Copa Libertadores, where they lost to Uruguayan side C.A. Peñarol. He stayed at River Plate until 1967 and then moved to San Lorenzo from Mar de Plata in 1968 before retiring in 1969.

Sainz was member of the Argentina squad at the 1962 FIFA World Cup, where Argentina were eliminated in the group stage. He appeared in groups stage matches against Bulgaria and Hungary.

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