Blas Giunta

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Blas Giunta
Personal information
Full name Blas Armando Giunta Rodríguez
Date of birth (1963-09-06) 6 September 1963 (age 54)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1984 San Lorenzo 34 (2)
1984–1985 Cipolletti 0 (0)
1985–1986 Platense 27 (2)
1986–1988 San Lorenzo 75 (4)
1988–1989 Murcia 13 (0)
1989–1993 Boca Juniors 142 (8)
1993–1995 Toluca 65 (0)
1995–1997 Boca Juniors 21 (0)
1997 Ourense 1 (0)
1997–1999 Defensores de Belgrano 37 (2)
National team
1987–1991 Argentina 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of December 2006.

Blas Armando Giunta Rodríguez (born 6 September 1963 in Buenos Aires) is an Argentine former footballer who played as a midfielder. He recently worked as a manager in Argentine Primera División side Quilmes.

Giunta started his playing career at Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro where he played from 1983 through 1984 and then from 1986 to the end of 1988, there he took part in the famous Los Camboyanos ("The Cambodians") team. He ended his career as a player in 1999 playing for Defensores de Belgrano, playing in between in teams as Cipolleti de Río Negro (1984–1985), Platense (1985–1986), Murcia (España)(1988–1989), Boca Juniors (1989–1993), Toluca (México)(1993–1995), Ourense (España) (1997–1998). He is mostly remembered for his tenacious approach to football and the song Giunta, Giunta, Giunta, huevo, huevo, huevo sung in the stadiums.

He played almost 200 matches with Boca Juniors, and won the Supercopa Sudamericana 1989, Recopa Sudamericana 1990, Copa Masters 1992, and Apertura Championship 1992.

He won the Copa América in 1991 with Argentina's national team.



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