Julio Losada

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Julio Losada
Personal information
Full name Julio Daniel Losada
Date of birth (1950-06-16) 16 June 1950 (age 66)
Place of birth Uruguay
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1969–1972 Peñarol
1972–1980 Olympiacos 146 (30)
National team
1970 Uruguay 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Julio Daniel Losada (born 16 June 1950 in Uruguay) is a former Uruguayan footballer most notable for his time spent at Greek club Olympiacos CFP. He also played for C.A. Peñarol.

At the age of 22, he made the trip to Piraeus and joined Olympiakos as yet another superstar of the Goulandris era. President of the club at the time, Goulandris was noted for signing star players; Losada being one of the largest. Together with teammate and French International striker Yves Triantafillos, Losada created one of the greatest attacking lines in Olympiacos history.

Small in height, Losada was fierce from the right wing and qucikly became a legend to the Olympiacos fans, who he played in front of for 8 seasons. Finishing his time with the Greek club in 1980, Losada played with the red and white shirt during 146 games, scoring 30 goals in the Greek First Division. He is second in the club's all time appearances for a foreign player behind Predrag Djordjevic.

Julio Losada was capped by the Uruguay National Team twice during the 1970 FIFA World Cup against Israel and Sweden.

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