Alfredo Carricaberry

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Alfredo Carricaberry
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Personal information
Date of birth (1900-10-08)8 October 1900
Place of birth Colón, Entre Ríos, Argentina
Date of death 23 September 1942(1942-09-23) (aged 41)
Place of death Buenos Aires, Argentina
Playing position Striker
Youth career
Club Floresta
Estudiantil Porteño
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1919-1930 San Lorenzo 274 (104)
1931-35 Huracán 17 (1)
1935 Estudiantil Porteño ? (?)
1935-1937 Argentinos Juniors 9 (0)
National team
1922-1931 Argentina 12 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of March 2008.
† Appearances (Goals).
Olympic medal record
Men's Football
Silver 1928 Amsterdam Team Competition

Alfredo Carricaberry (8 October 1900 – 23 September 1942) was an Argentine football (soccer) forward who played most of his career for San Lorenzo in Argentina.

Carricaberry played youth football with Club Floresta in Buenos Aires and then Estudiantil Porteño before joining San Lorenzo in 1919.

He made his debut in the first team on 25 April 1920 in a game against Racing Club de Avellaneda.[1] He went on to make 274 appearances for the club scoring 104 goals and winning many trophies.

In 1922 Carricaberry made his debut for the Argentina national football team.

In 1923 Carricaberry scored the winning goal in the Copa del Río de la Plata, San Lorenzo also won the AAmF championship an achievement they repeated in 1924.

1927 was a particularly successful year for Carricaberry, san Lorenzo won the AFA championship for the first time, and they won the Copa del Río de la Plata. He played for Argentina in the Copa América 1927[2] scoring three goals helping them to win the title.

He was a member of the Argentine team that competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics where he received a silver madal after a loss in the final to Uruguay.

After the professionalisation of the game in 1931 Carricaberry joined Club Atlético Huracán. His last international appearance also came in 1931 and he finished his playing career with Argentinos Juniors in 1937.

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