Alberto Terry

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Alberto "Toto" Terry
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Personal information
Full name Alberto Terry Arias-Schreiber
Date of birth (1929-05-16)May 16, 1929
Place of birth Lima, Peru
Date of death February 7, 2006(2006-02-07) (aged 76)
Place of death Lima, Peru
Playing position Attacking Midfielder
Youth career
Universitario
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1947–1959 Universitario 210 (115)
1960–1961 Sporting Cristal 18 (0)
National team
1953–1959 Peru 25 (11)
Teams managed
1964-1966 Sporting Cristal

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.


Alberto Terry Arias-Schreiber (May 16, 1929 – February 7, 2006), popularly known as "Toto," was a Peruvian footballer who played for Universitario de Deportes, Sporting Cristal, and the Peru national football team. He is recognized as one of Peru's most important midfielders.

Club career[edit]

Toto Terry spent the majority of his club career at Universitario and remains one of their most iconic players. During his career, Terry was approached by many major European and South American clubs, including SS Lazio and Boca Juniors. However, Terry gave Universitario his last word. It always said: "From Lima nobody moves me…. as Lima is more beautiful than Paris, Rome or Buenos Aires"[1]

Terry was part of two Peruvian league championship teams, in 1949 with Universitario and in 1961 with Sporting Cristal.

International career[edit]

Terry played for the Peru national team making 25 appearances and scoring 11 goals.[2]

Honors[edit]

Season Club Title
1949 Peru Universitario de Deportes Peruvian League
1950 Peru Universitario de Deportes Peruvian League Top Scorer
1953 Peru Peru national football team Pacific Cup
1954 Peru Peru national football team Pacific Cup
1961 Peru Sporting Cristal Peruvian League

International goals[edit]

Alberto Terry: International goals[3]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition


1 1953-03-08 Lima, Peru  Paraguay 2–2 2–1 Copa America
2 1953-07-28 Lima, Peru  Chile 1–0 5–0 Pacific Cup
3 1953-07-28 Lima, Peru  Chile 4–0 5–0 Pacific Cup
4 1954-07-17 Santiago, Chile, Chile  Chile 3–1 4–2 Pacific Cup
5 1955-03-23 Santiago, Chile, Chile  Paraguay 1–1 1–0 Copa America
6 1957-03-10 Lima, Peru  Ecuador 2–1 1–0 Copa America
7 1957-03-10 Lima, Peru  Ecuador 2–1 2–1 Copa America
8 1957-03-23 Lima, Peru  Uruguay 1–0 3–5 Copa America
9 1957-03-27 Lima, Peru  Colombia 1–0 4–1 Copa America
10 1957-04-06 Lima, Peru  Argentina 2–1 2–1 Copa America
11 1957-04-13 Lima, Peru  Brazil 1–0 1–1 1958 World Cup Qualifier

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alberto Terry
  2. ^ Appearances for Peru National Team - RSSSF
  3. ^ "Alberto Terry – Goalscoring for Peru National Team". Rsssf.com. November 3, 2006. Archived from the original on January 13, 2010. Retrieved November 30, 2009. 

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