Julio Cozzi

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Julio Cozzi
Cozzi El Grafico 1944.jpg
Personal information
Full name Julio Adolfo Cozzi
Date of birth (1922-07-14)14 July 1922
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date of death 25 September 2011(2011-09-25) (aged 89)
Place of death Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1941–1949 Platense 196 (0)
1950–1954 Millonarios 88 (1)
1955 Platense (see above)
1956–1958 Independiente 73 (0)
1959–1960 Banfield
1961 Millonarios
National team
Argentina 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Julio Adolfo Cozzi (14 July 1922 – 25 September 2011) was an Argentine football goalkeeper who won the Copa América 1947 with the Argentina national team.

Cozzi started his career in 1941 with Club Atlético Platense, he played for the club until 1949 when he joined Millonarios of Colombia, where his team mates included Alfredo di Stéfano and Adolfo Pedernera.

Cozzi returned to Platense in 1955, he went on to play for Independiente between 1956 and 1959 and then Banfield of the Argentine 2nd division.

On 25 September 2011, he suffered a heart attack and died at the Clinic Fundación Favaloro in Buenos Aires.[1]


Season Team Title
1947 Argentina Copa América
1949 Millonarios Colombian league
1951 Millonarios Colombian league
1952 Millonarios Colombian league
1952-53 Millonarios Copa Colombia
1953 Millonarios Colombian league
1953 Millonarios Pequeña Copa del Mundo

External links[edit]

  1. ^ Clarin.com (Spanish) retrieved 2nd Oct 2011