Ernesto Mastrángelo

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Ernesto Mastrángelo
Personal information
Full name Ernesto Enrique Mastrángelo
Date of birth (1948-07-05) July 5, 1948 (age 68)
Place of birth Rufino, Argentina
Playing position Striker
Number 7
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1968–1971 Atlanta -
1972–1974 River Plate -
1975 Unión de Santa Fe -
1976–1981 Boca Juniors 103 (47)
National team
Argentina -
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of May 2008.

Ernesto Enrique Mastrángelo (born July 5, 1948 in Rufino) is a former Argentine football striker who played for both River Plate and Boca Juniors in Argentina. He also played international football for the Argentina national team[1]

Mastrángelo (nicknamed Héber) started his career in 1968 with Atlanta. In 1972, he joined River Plate but he never won any titles during his time with the club. He joined Unión de Santa Fe in 1975, but in early 1976 he was signed by River Plate's eternal rivals Boca Juniors.

During his time with Boca, Mastrángelo scored 56 goals in 134 games in all competitions. He won a number of titles with the club including three league titles and two consecutive Copa Libertadores championships.

He was twice Boca's top scoring player, in 1977 and 1979, he retired in 1981 after the team won the Metropolitano championship.


Season Team Title
Metropolitano 1976 Argentina Boca Juniors Argentine Primera
Nacional 1976 Argentina Boca Juniors Argentine Primera
1977 Argentina Boca Juniors Copa Libertadores
1978 Argentina Boca Juniors Copa Libertadores
1978 Argentina Boca Juniors Copa Intercontinental
Metropolitano 1981 Argentina Boca Juniors Argentine Primera

Coaching career[edit]

After retiring as a player Mastrángelo has worked as a youth coach with clubs such as Boca Juniors and Chacarita Juniors and the Paraguay under-20 international team[2]


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