Gerónimo Saccardi

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Gerónimo Saccardi
Personal information
Full name Gerónimo Luis Saccardi Román
Date of birth (1949-10-01)1 October 1949
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date of death 4 May 2002(2002-05-04) (aged 52)
Place of death Moreno, Argentina
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Ferro Carril Oeste
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1969–1975 Ferro Carril Oeste
1975–1979 Hércules 113 (12)
1979–1983 Ferro Carril Oeste
National team
1974 Argentina 2 (0)
Teams managed
1997–1999 Ferro Carril Oeste
?–? Gimnasia y Esgrima (Jujuy)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Gerónimo Luis Saccardi Román (1 October 1949 – 4 May 2002) was an Argentine football midfielder and manager.

Club career[edit]

Born Buenos Aires, Saccardi played the vast majority of his career with Ferro Carril Oeste, appearing in 358 games in the Primera División and scoring 44 goals for his main club overall.[1]

From 1975 to 1979 Saccardi competed in Spain in representation of Hércules CF, always in La Liga. After his second spell in Ferro (four seasons, ten in total) he later managed the team, first alongside Oscar Garré then as head coach.


Saccardi died on 4 May 2002 in Moreno, Buenos Aires. He was 52 years old.[1]


  1. ^ a b "El fútbol otra vez de luto: Murió "Cacho" Saccardi" [Football is mourning again: "Cacho" Saccardi is dead] (in Spanish). El Comercial. 6 May 2002. Archived from the original on 31 May 2011. Retrieved 6 March 2009. 

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