Alfredo Graciani

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Alfredo Graciani
Personal information
Full name Alfredo Oscar Graciani
Date of birth (1965-01-06) January 6, 1965 (age 52)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Playing position Striker/Right-wing
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981–1984 Atlanta -
1985–1991 Boca Juniors 211 (75)
1992–1993 Racing Club 28 (7)
1993–1994 Boca Juniors 7 (0)
1994 Deportivo Español 9 (4)
1995–1996 Atlético Tucumán -
1996–1997 Argentinos Juniors -
1997 Lugano -
1998 Caracas FC -
National team
1983 Argentina U20 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 December 2007.

Alfredo Oscar Graciani (born January 6, 1965 in Buenos Aires) is a former Argentine footballer. He played for a number of clubs in Argentina and also played in Switzerland and Venezuela at the end of his playing career.

Graciani started his playing career in 1981 with Club Atlético Atlanta in the Argentine 2nd Division. In 1983 the club were promoted to the Argentine Primera after winning the Primera B championship.

In 1984 Graciani was signed by Boca Juniors he went on to become their leading goalscorer of the 1980s, winning two international titles with the club.

In 1992 Graciani joined Racing Club but returned to Boca Juniors in 1993. By the end of his Boca Juniors career he had played 250 games for the club in all competitions, scoring 83 goals.

In 1994 Graciani played for Deportivo Español before dropping down a division to play for Atlético Tucumán and then Argentinos Juniors in the Primera B Nacional.

In 1997 Graciani was signed by Swiss club Lugano and his final club were Caracas FC in Venezuela in 1998.

After retirement as a player Graciani has gone on to work as a football coach, he was part of the coaching staff at Boca under Chino Benítez.

Titles[edit]

Season Team Title
1983 Argentina Atlanta Primera B
1989 Argentina Boca Juniors Supercopa Sudamericana
1990 Argentina Boca Juniors Recopa Sudamericana
1996-97 Argentina Argentinos Juniors Primera B Nacional

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