Edgardo Andrada

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Edgardo Andrada
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Personal information
Full name Edgardo Norberto Andrada
Date of birth (1939-01-02) January 2, 1939 (age 78)
Place of birth Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina
Playing position goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1960–1969 Rosario Central 283 (0)
1969–1975 Vasco
1976 Vitória
1977–1982 Colón 122 (0)
1982 Renato Cesarini 16 (0)
National team
1961–1969 Argentina 20
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Edgardo Norberto Andrada, better known as Edgardo Andrada, or simply Andrada (born January 2, 1939), is a retired professional Argentine footballer who played as a goalkeeper for several top level Argentine and Brazilian clubs.[1]


Born in Rosario, Santa Fe province,[1] Edgardo Andrada initially tried a career as a basketball player, then, when he was 19 years old, he unsuccessfully tried to work as San Lorenzo's goalkeeper, eventually joining Rosario Central, of his home city Rosario,[2] where he started his professional career in 1960,[3] staying in the club until 1969,[3] playing 283 matches.[4] In 1969, he moved to Vasco, of Brazil, leaving the club in 1975.[1]

On November 19, 1969, at Estádio do Maracanã, Edgardo Andrada suffered Pelé's 1000th goal,[1] scored from a penalty kick.[5] While playing for Vasco, he won the Campeonato Carioca in 1970,[1] Placar's Campeonato Brasileiro Série A Bola de Prata award in 1971,[6] and the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A in 1974.[1] In 1976, he played for Vitória, returning to Argentina in 1977, where he played 122 matches for Colón[4] between that year and 1982,[1] and 16 matches for Renato Cesarini in 1982,[4] when he retired.[4]

National team[edit]

Edgardo Andrada was Argentina's goalkeeper during the 1963 South American Championship, held in Bolivia.[7]


Besides winning the Bola de Prata in 1971, Edgardo Andrada won the following honors during his career:

Club Competition Seasons
Vasco Campeonato Brasileiro Série A 1974
Campeonato Carioca 1970


  1. ^ a b c d e f g Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro Lance Volume 1. Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A. 2001. p. 26. ISBN 85-88651-01-7. 
  2. ^ "Andrada, o goleiro 1000" (in Portuguese). Papo de Bola. 2006-01-11. Archived from the original on 2007-07-03. Retrieved 2008-06-26. 
  3. ^ a b "Andrada (ex-goleiro do Vasco)" (in Portuguese). Milton Neves. 2008-06-06. Archived from the original on 2008-08-02. Retrieved 2008-06-26. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Una eternidad en el arco" (in Spanish). Clarín. 2002-04-05. Retrieved 2008-06-26. 
  5. ^ "Protagonistas inusuales" (in Spanish). ESPN Deportes. 2007-10-17. Retrieved 2008-06-26. 
  6. ^ "Guia 2008 Brasileirão" (1318-B). São Paulo: Editora Abril. 2008: 155. 
  7. ^ "El Lobo já deixou a sua marca no Ba x Vi" (in Portuguese). Barradão On Line. 2006-01-11. Archived from the original on January 28, 2007. Retrieved 2008-06-26.