Club Atlético Belgrano

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Belgrano
Escudo del Club Atlético Belgrano.svg
Full nameClub Atlético Belgrano
Nickname(s)El Pirata (The Pirate), El Celeste (The Sky-blue), "La B" (The B)
FoundedMarch 19, 1905; 115 years ago (1905-03-19)
GroundEl Gigante de Alberdi
Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes
Capacity30,500
57,000
ChairmanJorge Franceschini
ManagerRicardo Caruso Lombardi
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 called Julio César Villadra, also known as the El Gigante de Alberdi, which is located in Barrio Alberdi, in the central area of the city of Cordoba with a capacity of 35,000 spectators. They also sometimes use Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes with a capacity of 57000 spectators..

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 2 January 2020.[2]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK Argentina ARG Lucas Acosta
11 FW Uruguay URU Cristian Techera
13 DF Uruguay URU Christian Almeida
16 DF Argentina ARG Maximiliano Lugo
18 FW Argentina ARG Rodrigo Gómez
19 MF Argentina ARG Martín Rivero
21 MF Argentina ARG Sebastián Luna
23 GK Argentina ARG César Rigamonti
26 FW Argentina ARG Leonardo Sequeira
28 FW Argentina ARG Martín Garnerone
29 DF Argentina ARG Juan Quiroga
32 DF Argentina ARG Joaquín Novillo
34 FW Argentina ARG Gonzalo Lencina
GK Argentina ARG Agustín Rufinetti
DF Argentina ARG Bruno Amione
DF Argentina ARG Gino Barbieri
DF Argentina ARG Juan Barinaga
No. Pos. Nation Player
DF Argentina ARG Tobias Ostchega
DF Argentina ARG Franco Pardo
DF Argentina ARG Juan Salas
DF Argentina ARG Ignacio Vázquez (on loan from All Boys)
MF Argentina ARG Valentin Barbero
MF Argentina ARG Hernán Bernardello
MF Argentina ARG Gastón González
MF Argentina ARG Santiago Longo
MF Argentina ARG Gerónimo Tomasetti
MF Argentina ARG Bruno Zapelli
FW Paraguay PAR Enrique Javier Borja (on loan from Argentinos Juniors)
FW Argentina ARG Ivo Costantino
FW Argentina ARG Nahuel Luján
FW Argentina ARG Ricardo Noir (on loan from Racing)
FW Argentina ARG Ulises Sánchez
FW Argentina ARG Pablo Vegetti

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. Pos. Nation Player
5 MF Argentina ARG Wilson Altamirano (at Villa San Carlos until 30 June 2020)
MF Argentina ARG Fabricio Brener (at PAS Giannina F.C. until 30 June 2021)
FW Argentina ARG Tomás Attis (at San Fernando until 30 June 2020) -->

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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