Carlos Biasutto

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Carlos Biasutto
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Personal information
Full name Carlos Ángel Biasutto
Date of birth (1946-02-22) February 22, 1946 (age 68)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1963–1965 Atlanta
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965–1968 Atlanta 117 (0)
1969–1975 Rosario Central 189 (0)
1975–1976 Boca Juniors 26 (0)
1977–1978 Millonarios
1978–1979 Unión 55 (0)
1980–1986 Platense 249 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:24, 2 February 2010 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Carlos Biasutto (born 22 February 1946 in Buenos Aires) is a former Argentine football goalkeeper and manager.

Playing career[edit]

Biasutto joined the youth team of Atlanta in 1963[1] and made his official league debut on 12 September 1965 in a 1–1 home draw against Huracán.[1] He went on to make 121 appearances in all competitions for Atlanta.[1]

Biasutto joined Rosario Central in 1969 and made his debut in a 2–2 draw against his former club Atlanta on 11 May 1969.[2] He was the reserve goalkeeper in the side that won the Nacional championship of 1971 and the first team goalkeeper for Nacional 1973. He played 20 games for Central in the Copa Libertadores tournaments of 1972, 1974 and 1975.[2] After 189 league games for Central Biasutto left the club to join Boca Juniors in 1975.

Biasutto played for Boca Juniors between 1975 and 1976, his debut for the club came in a 1–2 home defeat to fierce rivals River Plate on 21 September 1975.[3] He went on to make 26 league appearances for Boca and was part of the team that won the Metropolitano championship in 1976.[4]

Between 1977 and 1978, Biasutto played for the Colombian side Millonarios.[2] In 1978, Biasutto returned to Argentina to play for Unión de Santa Fe where he played until the end of the 1979 season, making 55 league appearances for the club.[2]

In 1980, he joined Platense where he played 247 league games making him the fourth most capped Platense player in the history of the club[5] and the Platense player who made the most top flight appearances for the club.[6] He is remembered as one of the great icons of the club.[7]

Biasutto retired as a player in 1986 having amassed 656 Primera División appearances,[8] putting him in fourth place on the all time list behind Hugo Gatti, Carlos Fernando Navarro Montoya and Ricardo Bochini.[9]

Honours[edit]

Rosario Central
Boca Juniors

Managerial career[edit]

Following his retirement Biasutto became a fitness coach and eventually progressed to become a manager. He has had three stints as manager of Club Atlético Belgrano[10] and has also managed Atlético de Rafaela in Argentina.[1] He has had three stints as manager of Blooming in Bolivia[11] and has also managed Wilstermann[10][12] and Aurora [13] as well as Melgar of Peru.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Martin, Enrique. "Nuestro gran arquero olvidado" (in Spanish). Sentimiento Bohemio. Retrieved 19 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Carlos Biasutto" (in Spanish). Futbolistas. 10 April 2009. Retrieved 19 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Game log" (in Spanish). Historia de Boca. Retrieved 19 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Biography" (in Spanish). Historia de Boca. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Viejos son los que vienen Platense" (in Spanish). Llego Platense. 2 January 2010. Retrieved 19 April 2013. 
  6. ^ "Club Atlético Platense" (in Spanish). Diario del Futbol. Retrieved 19 April 2013. 
  7. ^ "Carlos Biasutto" (in Spanish). imborrableboca. 26 May 2009. Retrieved 19 April 2013. 
  8. ^ "Los tres arqueros con más partidos en el fútbol argentino" (in Spanish). Clarín. Retrieved 19 April 2013. 
  9. ^ "Maximas Presencias" (in Spanish). Universo Futbol. Retrieved 19 April 2013. 
  10. ^ a b "Estadisticas de Tecnicos" (in Spanish). Archivo Deportes. 14 August 2004. Retrieved 19 April 2013. 
  11. ^ "List of Blooming managers" (in Spanish). loschiflados.com. Retrieved 19 April 2013. 
  12. ^ "Wilstermann contrató al entrenador Carlos Biasutto" (in Spanish). El Colombiano. Retrieved 19 April 2013. 
  13. ^ "Aurora y Wilster no salen de los empates" (in Spanish). Bolivia Hoy. [dead link]
  14. ^ "Melgar" (in Spanish). luifa.com. Retrieved 19 April 2013.