Carlos Trucco

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Trucco and the second or maternal family name is Medina.
Carlos Trucco
Personal information
Full name Carlos Leonel Trucco Medina
Date of birth (1957-08-08) 8 August 1957 (age 59)
Place of birth Córdoba, Argentina
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977–1981 Unión de Santa Fe 55 (0)
1981–1984 Vélez Sársfield 3 (0)
1984–1985 Unión de Santa Fe 4 (0)
1985 Estudiantes de Río Cuarto 9 (0)
1986–1988 Destroyers
1989–1990 Oriente Petrolero
1990–1991 Deportivo Cali[1] 45 (0)
1991–1994 Bolívar
1994–1995 Pachuca
1995–1996 Bolívar
1996–1997 Cruz Azul
National team
1989–1997 Bolivia 51 (0)
Teams managed
2000 Veracruz
2001–2002 Bolivia
2002 Celaya
2003 Pachuca
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Carlos Leonel Trucco Medina (born August 8, 1957 in Córdoba, Argentina) is a Bolivian former football goalkeeper who played 51 games for the Bolivia national team between 1989 and 1997.[2]

Despite being born in Argentina, Trucco was the starting goalkeeper of Bolivia national football team during 1994 FIFA World Cup. He played all 3 group games and conceded 4 goals.

Trucco started his club career in Argentina where he played for Unión de Santa Fe, Vélez Sársfield and Estudiantes de Río Cuarto.

In 1985 he moved to Bolivia where he played for Club Destroyers and Bolívar.

He also played for Deportivo Cali in Colombia and Pachuca in Mexico.

After he retired from playing, Trucco became a football coach. He has managed Veracruz and San Luis in Mexico and Wilstermann in Bolivia, and was appointed manager of the Bolivia national football team in 2001.[3]


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