Club Atlético Belgrano

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Full nameClub Atlético Belgrano
Nickname(s)El Pirata (The Pirate), El Celeste (The Sky-blue), "La B" (The B)
FoundedMarch 19, 1905; 113 years ago (1905-03-19)
GroundEl Gigante de Alberdi
Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes
Capacity30,500
57,000
ChairmanArmando Pérez
ManagerLucas Bernardi
LeaguePrimera División
2017–1813th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Club Atlético Belgrano (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkluβ aˈtletiko βelˈɣɾano]; mostly known simply as Belgrano [belˈɣɾano] or Belgrano de Córdoba [belˈɣɾano ðe ˈkoɾðoβa]) is an Argentine sports club from the city of Córdoba, best known for its football team, which currently plays in Primera División, the top level of Argentine football league system. Belgrano's stadium is the El Gigante de Alberdi, which is located in Barrio Alberdi, in the central area of the city of Cordoba.

History[edit]

Belgrano was founded on March 19, 1905.[1] It was named in commemoration of the Argentine historical figure General Manuel Belgrano, and its colours were taken from the flag of Argentina, created by Belgrano himself.[citation needed] It´s the club in the Province of Cordoba with the most victories, and the one which has sent the most players to Seleccion Argentina.

A Belgrano jersey by Topper, worn during the 1980s.

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 6 October 2018.[2]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Argentina GK Lucas Acosta
2 Uruguay DF Hernán Menosse
3 Argentina DF Miguel Martínez
4 Argentina DF Tomás Guidara
5 Argentina MF Wilson Altamirano
6 Argentina DF Matías Nani (on loan from Roma)
7 Argentina MF Fabricio Brener
8 Argentina MF Gastón Gil Romero (on loan from Estudiantes)
10 Argentina FW Matías Suárez
11 Uruguay FW Adrián Balboa
14 Argentina MF Federico Lértora
15 Argentina GK Pablo Heredia
16 Argentina DF Maximiliano Lugo (on loan from Rubio Ñu)
17 Argentina MF Juan Brunetta
18 Argentina FW Rodrigo Gómez
No. Position Player
19 Argentina MF Martín Rivero
20 Argentina MF Jonás Aguirre (on loan from Rosario Central)
21 Argentina MF Sebastián Luna
22 Argentina MF Gabriel Alanís
23 Argentina GK César Rigamonti
24 Argentina DF Federico Álvarez
25 Argentina DF Sebastián Olivarez (on loan from Godoy Cruz)
26 Argentina FW Leonardo Sequeira
28 Argentina FW Tomás Attis
29 Argentina DF Juan Quiroga
30 Argentina MF Denis Rodríguez (on loan from Newell's Old Boys)
Argentina DF Franco Pardo
Argentina MF Joaquín Rikemberg
Argentina FW Tobías Figueroa

Out on loan[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Argentina MF Marcos Rivadero (at Gimnasia y Esgrima)
No. Position Player
Argentina FW Mariano Barbieri (at Unión La Calera)

Honours[edit]

National[edit]

  • Torneo Regional de AFA (1):

1985-86

Apertura 2011 runner-up, Inicial 2012 runner-up

1997-98 runner-up

Regional[edit]

  • Liga Cordobesa de Fútbol: (28)
    • 1913, 1914, 1917, 1919, 1920, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1940, 1946, 1947,
      1949, 1950, 1954, 1955, 1957, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1984, 1985, Cl 2003, 2013
  • Segunda División Liga Cordobesa (3):: 1908, 1909, 1910
  • Unión Cordobesa de Fútbol (1): 1956
  • Primera División Asociación Cordobesa (2): 1984, 1985
  • Campeonato Provincial Asociación Cordobesa (3): 1983, 1984, 1985
  • Torneo Regional de Córdoba (9): 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1981, 1985 [3]
  • Torneo del Interior (1): 1985–86 [3]
  • Torneo Regional de AFA (8): 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1981,

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CA Belgrano de Córdoba". Soccerway. Global Sports Media. Retrieved 20 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Belgrano squad". Soccerway. Retrieved 6 October 2018.
  3. ^ a b Argentina. Torneo del Interior. Lista de Campeones y Clubes Promovidos.

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