Elmo Bovio

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Elmo Bovio
Personal information
Date of birth (1925-07-14)July 14, 1925
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date of death August 26, 2017(2017-08-26) (aged 92)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1942–1943 Sarmiento
1944–1946 Peñarol
1946–1947 Internazionale 10 (5)
1947 Peñarol
1948–1949 Palmeiras
1950 São Paulo
1951 América de Cali 9 (2)
1953–1954 São Paulo
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Elmo Bovio (July 14, 1925 – August 26, 2017) was an Argentine professional football player.


Born in Junín, Buenos Aires, Bovio began playing football with local side Club Atlético Sarmiento. Next, he moved to Uruguay, where he helped Peñarol win the domestic title. Spells abroad with Inter Milan, Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras, São Paulo FC and América de Cali would follow.[1] He died in August 2017 at the age of 92.[2]


  1. ^ Raphael Cavaco. "Elmo Bóvio: Ex-meia do Palmeiras e do São Paulo" [Elmo Bóvio: Ex-midfielder of Palmeiras and São Paulo] (in Portuguese). Terceiro Tempo. Retrieved 15 August 2017.
  2. ^ FootballDatabase.eu: Elmo Bovio profile

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