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; 114 years ago (1905-03-19)
GroundEl Gigante de Alberdi
Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes
Capacity30,500
57,000
ChairmanJorge Franceschi
ManagerAlfredo Berti
LeaguePrimera B Nacional
2018–19Primera División, 22nd (Relegated)
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 Argentine Primera B Nacional, the second 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 7 April 2019.[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
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 Colombia MF Mauricio Cuero (on loan from Santos Laguna)
8 Argentina MF Marcelo Meli (on loan from Racing)
9 Venezuela FW Anthony Uribe
10 Argentina FW Diego Mendoza
11 Uruguay FW Cristian Techera
12 Argentina MF Gabriel Gudiño
13 Uruguay DF Christian Almeida
14 Argentina MF Federico Lértora
16 Argentina DF Maximiliano Lugo (on loan from Rubio Ñu)
No. Position Player
17 Argentina MF Juan Brunetta
18 Argentina FW Rodrigo Gómez
19 Argentina MF Martín Rivero
20 Argentina MF Marcelo Herrera (on loan from Lanús)
21 Argentina MF Sebastián Luna
22 Argentina MF Gabriel Alanís
23 Argentina GK César Rigamonti
24 Paraguay DF Juan Patiño
26 Argentina FW Leonardo Sequeira
28 Argentina FW Martín Garnerone
29 Argentina DF Juan Quiroga
32 Argentina DF Joaquín Novillo
34 Argentina FW Gonzalo Lencina
Argentina FW Tomás Attis

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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