Carlos Sosa (footballer)

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Carlos Sosa
Carlos Sosa Boca 1944.jpg
Sosa in 1944
Personal information
Full name Carlos Adolfo Sosa
Date of birth (1919-07-21)July 21, 1919
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date of death March 2, 2009(2009-03-02) (aged 89)
Place of death Buenos Aires, Argentina
Playing position Defender/Right midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1939–1941 Club Atlético Atlanta 17 (2)
1941–1951 Boca Juniors 294 (9)
1952–1958 RC Paris 128 (4)
1958–1959 Red Star
National team
1942–1946 Argentina 12 (0)
Teams managed
1960 Boca Juniors
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Carlos Adolfo "Lucho" Sosa (21 July 1919 – 2 March 2009[1][2]) was an Argentine football midfielder.

Playing career[edit]

Sosa started his career with Atlanta, before joining Boca Juniors where he played midfield with Ernesto Lazzatti and Natalio Pescia. At the end of the year 1951, he left for France to play with RC Paris and Red Star,[3] where he ended his career in 1958.

Managerial career[edit]

He coached Boca Juniors in 1960, nut after matchday 10 of the championship in July - 4 wins, 5 draws, 1 defeat, 17-9 goals - he resigned because he and the players did not get on well. José D'Amico, who later was later also coach of the national team for several matches, followed him in office. Sosa was also manager of CA San Telmo and Racing Club de Montevideo.


Boca Juniors

Season Club Title
1943 Argentina Boca Juniors Primera División Argentina
1944 Argentina Boca Juniors Primera División Argentina


Season Club Title
1945 Argentina Argentina Copa América
1946 Argentina Argentina Copa América


Barreaud, Marc (1998). Dictionnaire des footballeurs étrangers du championnat professionnel français (1932-1997). L'Harmattan, Paris. ISBN 2-7384-6608-7. 

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