Jorge Solari

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Jorge Solari
Jorge Raul Solari.jpg
Solari with Vélez Sarsfield
Personal information
Full name Jorge Raúl Solari
Date of birth (1941-11-11) 11 November 1941 (age 78)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1960–1961 Newell's Old Boys
1962–1963 Vélez Sarsfield
1964–1969 River Plate
1970 Estudiantes
1971–1972 Torreón
National team
1966–1969 Argentina ? (?)
Teams managed
1973 Rosario Central
Tecos UAG
Atlético Junior
1977–1978 Millonarios
1978–1979 Club Renato Cesarini
1980 Vélez Sársfield
1981–1983 Club Renato Cesarini
1983–1987 Newell's Old Boys
1987–1989 Independiente
1990–1992 CD Tenerife
Club Renato Cesarini
1993 Newell's Old Boys
1994 Saudi Arabia
1995 Yokohama Marinos
1995 Rosario Central
1997 Club América
1998 Aldosivi
Club Renato Cesarini
2000 Huachipato
2002 Argentinos Juniors
2003 Barcelona SC
2003–2004 Almagro
2004 Tiro Federal
2004–2005 Barcelona SC
2005 Almagro
2005–2006 Tiro Federal
2006–2008 Atlético Tucumán
2016 Coronel Aguirre
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 September 2007

Jorge Raúl Solari, (born 11 November 1941) is a former Argentine football player and manager.

Playing career[edit]

Solari, nicknamed "El Indio" ("The Indian"), played as a midfielder for several clubs in Argentina, he started his career with Newell's Old Boys in 1960. In 1962 he signed for Vélez Sársfield and in 1964 he joined River Plate. Solari represented Argentina in the 1966 FIFA World Cup. Solari left River in 1969 and had a short spell with Estudiantes de La Plata before retirement.

He also played in the Primera División de México for Club de Fútbol Torreón.[1]

Managerial career[edit]

Solari has managed clubs all over the world, these including Atlético Junior in Colombia where he won the Apertura 1977 title, Club Renato Cesarini a club he helped to create, Newell's Old Boys, twice runners up in Argentina. In 1988–1989 he led Independiente to the Primera division championship in Argentina. He was manager of CD Tenerife in Spain and led Saudi Arabia past the group stages of the World Cup for the first time in their history.

After his success with Saudi Arabia he joined Yokohama Marinos in Japan.

Personal life[edit]

Solari came from a sporting family: his brother Eduardo, three of his nephews, Santiago, Esteban, and David, were also footballers.[2][3][4] His niece, Liz, worked as an actress.[5]

Managerial statistics[edit]


Team From To Record
G W D L Win %
Yokohama Marinos 1995 1995 16 11 0 5 068.75
Total 16 11 0 5 068.75


  1. ^ Rosas, Sergio Luis (17 February 2010). "Recuerdos del Ayer" (in Spanish). El Siglo de Torreón.
  2. ^ Biography at Pathfinder Archived 9 June 2012 at the Wayback Machine (in Greek)
  3. ^ Santiago Solari está feliz: Bombini (Santiago Solari is happy: Bombini); Medio Tiempo, 17 July 2009 (in Spanish)
  4. ^ Kiryat Shmona shaking up Israel; UEFA, 1 February 2012
  5. ^ Álvarez, Lorena (31 October 2018). "La "barbie perfecta": así es la hermana de Solari, el nuevo entrenador del Real Madrid" [The "perfect barbie": meet the sister of Solari, the new manager of Real Madrid]. El Mundo (in Spanish). Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  6. ^ J.League Data Site(in Japanese)

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