Juan Alberto Estrada

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Juan Alberto Estrada
Juan Estrada 1940.jpg
Estrada in 1940 covering
on El Gráfico magazine.
Personal information
Full name Juan Alberto Estrada
Date of birth (1912-10-28)28 October 1912
Place of birth San Pedro, Argentina
Date of death 28 May 1985(1985-05-28) (aged 72)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
Sportivo Palermo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1933–1937 Huracán 102 (0)
1938–1943 Boca Juniors 139 (0)
1944–? Defensor
National team
1936–1941 Argentina 18 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Juan Alberto Estrada (28 October 1912 – 28 May 1985) was an Argentine football goalkeeper who won two Copa América championships with the Argentina national team and two league titles with Boca Juniors.

Playing career[edit]


Estrada began his career with Sportivo Palermo, in 1933 he joined Huracán where he made 102 league appearances for the club before his transfer to Boca Juniors at the end of the 1937 season.

Estrada made his debut for Boca on 3 April 1938 in a 1–1 away draw with Ferro Carril Oeste. He went on to win two league championships with the club in 1940 and 1943. He made a total of 142 appearances for the club in all competitions before his departure in October 1943.

Estrada ended his playing career in Uruguay playing for Defensor. During the 1944 season he made a club record five penalty saves.[1]


Estrada made 18 appearances for the Argentina national team between 1936 and 1941. He played in two editions of Copa América. He was on the winning team in 1937 in Argentina[2] and again in 1941 in Chile.[3]


Boca Juniors
Argentina national team


  1. ^ Historia: Década del 40 Archived 2009-11-27 at the Wayback Machine Defensor Sporting Club website
  2. ^ Copa América 1937 at rsssf
  3. ^ Copa América 1941 at rsssf

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