Juan Ramón Carrasco

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Juan Ramón Carrasco
Personal information
Full name Juan Ramón Carrasco Torres
Date of birth (1956-09-15) September 15, 1956 (age 60)
Place of birth Sarandí del Yí, Uruguay
Playing position Manager
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1973–1978 Nacional ? (?)
1979–1980 River Plate ? (?)
1981 Racing Club ? (?)
1982–1983 Tecos UAG 28 (4)
1984 Nacional ? (?)
1985 Cúcuta Deportivo ? (?)
1985 Danubio ? (?)
1986 Nacional ? (?)
1987 Cádiz 10 (2)
1988 River Plate UY ? (?)
1989 Peñarol ? (?)
1990 São Paulo 4 (0)
1990 River Plate UY ? (?)
1991 Bella Vista ? (?)
1992 Marítimo Caracas ? (?)
1993–1994 River Plate UY ? (?)
1995 Nacional ? (?)
1996 Rampla Juniors ? (?)
1997 Nacional ? (?)
2000–2001 Rocha ? (?)
National team
1975–1985 Uruguay 19 (3)
Teams managed
2000–2001 Rocha
2002 Fénix
2003–2004 Uruguay
2007–2010 River Plate
2010–2011 Nacional
2011 Emelec
2012 Atlético Paranaense
2012 Danubio
2015–2016 River Plate
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Juan Ramón Carrasco Torres (born September 15, 1956 in Sarandi del Yí, Uruguay) is a Uruguayan football coach and former player, one of the players who had the most appearances, in different rosters, in Uruguay.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Carrasco started his career in 1973 playing for Nacional. He played 19 times for Uruguay, for whom he scored three goals.[2]

Carrasco also played for River Plate and Racing Club in Argentina, and played professional football in Mexico, Brazil, Spain, Colombia and Venezuela.

Coaching career[edit]

Carrasco started coaching in 2000. He won his first title as the coach of Uruguayan Nacional in Uruguayan First Division. His best international performance was made in River Plate during 2009 as the team reached the semi-finals for Copa Sudamericana. On July 6, 2011, he signed with Emelec of Ecuador to replace Omar "el Turco" Asad. On November 27, six months later, he resigned. On December 26, he signed with Atlético Paranaense of Brazil. He played as an attacking midfielder.

Between 2003 and 2004, Carrasco was the manager of Uruguay.

References[edit]

Preceded by
Víctor Púa
Uruguay head coach
2003–2004
Succeeded by
Jorge Fossati