Germán Aceros

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Germán Aceros
Personal information
Full name Germán Aceros Buenos
Date of birth (1938-09-30)30 September 1938
Place of birth Bucaramanga, Colombia
Date of death 29 October 2018(2018-10-29) (aged 80)
Place of death Floridablanca, Colombia
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1961–1962 Colombia 5 (1)

Germán Aceros Buenos (30 September 1938 – 29 October 2018)[1] was a Colombian footballer. He competed for the Colombian national football team at the 1962 FIFA World Cup which was held in Chile.[2]


Aceros played football as a right and left winger, central forward and attacking midfielder in Colombia with Atlético Bucaramanga, Millonarios, Deportivo Cali, Independiente Medellín and Deportivo Pereira.[3] He suffered a career-ending knee injury while playing for Real Cartagena in 1972.[4]

After he retired from playing, Aceros became a football coach. He managed Bucaramanga, Deportes Tolima, Liga del Magdalena and Independiente Medellín in Colombia, before moving to Venezuela to manage Minervén.[3]


  1. ^ "Murió Hermánn 'Cuca' Aceros, mundialista con Selección Colombia" (in Spanish). 29 October 2018.
  2. ^ Germán AcerosFIFA competition record (archive)
  3. ^ a b Pabon M., Fernando (4 January 1992). "CUCA ACEROS: EL CONQUISTADOR DE PUERTO ORDAZ" [Cuca Aceros: The conqueror of Puerto Ordaz] (in Spanish). El Tiempo.
  4. ^ Plazas Rueda, Christian (15 February 2003). "CUCA ACEROS, EL SICÓLOGO" [Cuca Aceros, psychologist] (in Spanish). El Tiempo.

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