Eduardo Acevedo

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Eduardo Acevedo
Personal information
Full name Eduardo Mario Acevedo Cardozo
Date of birth (1959-09-25) 25 September 1959 (age 59)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979–1986 Defensor Sporting
1986–1987 Deportivo La Coruña 5 (0)
1987–1991 Tecos UAG 80 (1)
1992 Toshiba
1993 Fénix
1994 Rentistas
1995 Sud América
National team
1983–1986 Uruguay 42 (1)
Teams managed
2009–2010 Club Nacional
2010 Estudiantes Tecos
2010–2011 Danubio
2012 Banfield
2015 Cerro
2016– Defensor Sporting
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Eduardo Mario Acevedo Cardozo (born September 25, 1959 in Montevideo) is a retired football defender. He obtained a total number of 42 international caps for the Uruguay national football team[1] and was a member of the team that competed at the 1986 FIFA World Cup.


Acevedo played club football for Defensor Sporting Club in Uruguay. After the 1986 World Cup, he played for Deportivo de La Coruña in Spain, Tecos UAG in Mexico, and Toshiba in Japan.

Acevedo returned to Uruguay in 1993 to play for C.A. Fenix; he then had short spells with C.A. Rentistas and Sud América.


  1. ^ Passo Alpuin, Luis Fernando (6 March 2012). "Uruguay - Record International Players". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 2009-06-05.

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