José Pintos Saldanha

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José Pintos Saldanha
Personal information
Full name José Luis Pintos Saldanha
Date of birth (1964-03-25) 25 March 1964 (age 53)
Place of birth Artigas, Uruguay
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1994 Nacional
1995 Progreso
National team
1987–1991 Uruguay 19 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

José Luis Pintos Saldanha (born 25 March 1964 in Artigas) is a former Uruguayan footballer.[1] He was nicknamed "Chango" during his career.

International career[edit]

Pintos Saldanha made 19 appearances for the senior Uruguay national football team from 1987 to 1991,[1] including an appearance at the 1990 FIFA World Cup finals.[2] He also played in the 1989 and 1991 Copa América.


  1. ^ a b "Ficha de Jugador de selección: José Pintos Saldanha". Tenfield. Retrieved 2009-01-13. [dead link]
  2. ^ Jose PintosFIFA competition record