- Not to be confused with Atilio López, lieutenant of Argentine governor Ricardo Obregón Cano.
|Full name||Higinio Atilio López Riveros|
|Date of birth||5 February 1925|
|Place of birth||Villarrica, Paraguay|
|Date of death||14 July 2016(aged 91)|
|1950–1952||Boca Juniors (Cali)||?||(?)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
López was part of the Paraguay national football team that participated in the 1950 FIFA World Cup and the 1953 Copa America, which was eventually won by Paraguay. At the club level, he played for teams like Nacional and Club Guaraní of Paraguay, Boca Juniors de Cali of Colombia, Atlético Madrid of Spain, Atlético Chalaco of Peru, and Atahualpa and Aucas of Ecuador.
After retiring from football as a player, López managed Paraguayan First Division teams like Sportivo Luqueño, Guaraní and Club Libertad. He was also in charge of the youth divisions of several teams around the country.
|1949||Guaraní||Paraguayan 1st division|
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