Jorge Borelli

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Jorge Borelli
Personal information
Full name Jorge Horacio Borelli
Date of birth (1964-11-02) November 2, 1964 (age 52)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1985 Platense 58 (1)
1985–1989 River Plate 107 (2)
1989–1991 UANL Tigres 42 (4)
1991–1994 Racing Club 111 (7)
1995–1997 San Lorenzo 9 (0)
National team
1983 Argentina U20 4 (1)
1992–1994 Argentina 13 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of June 2007.

Jorge Horacio Borelli (born 2 November 1964 in Buenos Aires) is a former Argentine football (soccer) player. He played in the defence and featured in the 1993 Copa América[1] in Ecuador and the 1994 FIFA World Cup in the United States.

Borelli began his career at Platense in 1980, he soon came to the attention of River Plate and signed for the Argentine giants in 1985. In his time at River he helped the club to win the 1985-1986 Primera, their first Copa Libertadores, the Copa Intercontinental and the Copa Interamericana. In 1989 he left River to play for UANL Tigres but in 1991 he returned to Argentina to play for Racing Club de Avellaneda. In 1994 he moved to Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro where he won the Clausura 1995 tournament. Borelli retired as a player in 1996.

Borelli has a Mexican son, called Eder, who currently plays for UANL Tigres.

Club titles[edit]

Season Club Title
1985–1986 Argentina River Plate Primera Division Argentina
1986 Argentina River Plate Copa Libertadores
1986 Argentina River Plate Copa Intercontinental
1987 Argentina River Plate Copa Interamericana
Clausura 1995 Argentina San Lorenzo Primera Division Argentina

International career[edit]

Season Club Title
1992 Argentina Argentina FIFA Confederations Cup
1993 Argentina Argentina Copa América
1993 Argentina Argentina Artemio Franchi Trophy