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Carrizo as covered on El Gráfico
magazine in 1961.
|Full name||Amadeo Raúl Carrizo|
|Date of birth||12 June 1926|
|Place of birth||Rufino, Argentina|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Amadeo Raúl Carrizo (born 12 June 1926 in Rufino, Santa Fe), popularly known by his first name "Amadeo", is a former football goalkeeper. Carrizo is considered a pioneer of the position, helping to innovate techniques and strategies for goalkeepers. the IFFHS ranked Carrizo as the best South American keeper of the 20th century in 1999.
During his time at River Plate, he played along stars such as José Manuel Moreno, Félix Loustau, Adolfo Pedernera, Ángel Labruna and Alfredo Di Stéfano. He won five Championship trophies in 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956 and 1957.
In 1968, Carrizo simultaneously established two records for his time: official matches in the Argentine First Division (513) and consecutive matches without conceding any goals (8).
- "Los 80 años de Amadeo Carrizo". Clarín.com (in Spanish). 12 June 2006. Retrieved 19 December 2010.
- "Raul Carrizo (Argentina) won the title of The Goalkeeper of the Century in South America before Jose Luis Chilavert and Ubaldo Fillol." https://iffhs.de/iffhs-history-south-america-player-of-the-century-1900-1999/
- "The International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) chose him as the "Best South American Goalkeeper of the twentieth century.""http://www.conmebol.com/en/content/river-plate-pays-tribute-amadeo-carrizo
- "Amadeo Carrizo: The Man Who Redefined Goalkeeping". 18 December 2015. Retrieved 2 May 2016.
- "World Cup 1958". rsssf.com. rec.sport.soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 19 December 2010.
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