Club Atlético Belgrano

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Belgrano
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Full name Club Atlético Belgrano
Nickname(s) Piratas, Celestes
Founded March 19, 1905; 112 years ago (1905-03-19)
Ground Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes (now) and Estadio Julio César Villagra (future)
Ground Capacity 35,000
Chairman Armando Pérez
Manager Sebastián Méndez
League Primera División
2016–17 28th
Website Club website
Current season

Club Atlético Belgrano (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkluβ aˈtletiko βelˈɣɾano]; mostly known simply as Belgrano [belˈɣɾano] or Belgrano de Córdoba [belˈɣɾano ðe ˈkorðoβa]) 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 Its stadium is Julio Cesar Villagra, popularly known as "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 winningest club in the Province of Cordoba, 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 August 2017.[2]

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

No. Position Player
3 Argentina DF Federico Álvarez
6 Argentina DF Cristian Lema
8 Argentina MF Francisco Romero
9 Argentina FW Fernando Márquez
10 Argentina FW Matías Suárez
12 Argentina DF Imanol González
13 Argentina DF Franco Pardo
14 Argentina MF Federico Lértora
15 Argentina GK Lucas Acosta
16 Argentina FW Claudio Bieler
17 Argentina DF Cristian Romero
18 Argentina MF Gastón Álvarez Suárez
20 Argentina MF Gabriel Alanís
21 Argentina MF Sebastián Luna
23 Argentina FW Mariano Barbieri
24 Argentina MF Germán Gaitán
25 Argentina GK Germán Montoya
26 Argentina DF Esteban Espíndola
27 Argentina MF Joaquín Rikemberg
No. Position Player
28 Argentina FW Tomás Attis
29 Argentina DF Juan Quiroga
31 Argentina MF Braian Volpini
33 Argentina DF Tomás Guidara
Paraguay FW Epifanio García (on loan from Guaraní)
Uruguay MF Jonathan Ramis (on loan from Zacatepec)
Argentina MF Jorge Ortiz (on loan from Independiente)
Argentina DF Lautaro Caride
Argentina FW Leandro Fernández
Argentina MF Lucas Pittinari
Argentina DF Marcelo Benítez
Argentina MF Marcos Rivadero
Argentina FW Neri Bandiera (on loan from Aldosivi)
Argentina GK Pablo Heredia
Argentina DF Pier Barrios
Argentina FW Santiago Giordana
Uruguay FW Santiago Martínez (on loan from Montevideo Wanderers)
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 GK César Rigamonti (at Vélez Sarsfield until 30 June 2018)
Argentina FW Iván Paz (at Senglea Athletic until 30 June 2018)
Argentina FW Nahuel Luján (at Ferro Carril Oeste until 30 June 2018)
No. Position Player
Argentina DF Nicolás Ferreyra (at Audax Italiano until 31 December 2017)
Argentina DF Renzo Saravia (at Racing Club until 30 June 2018)

Honours[edit]

[citation needed]

Regional[edit]

  • Liga Cordobesa de Fútbol: (31)
    • 1913, 1914, 1917, 1919, 1920, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1940, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947,
      1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1954, 1955, 1957, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1984, 1985, 2003
  • 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 (10): 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1981, 1985, 1986

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CA Belgrano de Córdoba". Soccerway. Global Sports Media. Retrieved 20 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Belgrano squad". Soccerway. 7 August 2017. Retrieved 7 August 2017. 
  3. ^ a b Argentina. Torneo del Interior. Lista de Campeones y Clubes Promovidos.

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