Julio Meléndez

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Julio Meléndez
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Personal information
Full name Julio Guillermo Meléndez Calderón
Date of birth (1945-04-11) April 11, 1945 (age 72)
Place of birth Lima, Peru
Playing position Defender
Number 5
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1961–1962 Defensor Lima
1963–1964 Sport Boys
1965–1967 Defensor Arica
1968–1972 Boca Juniors 146 (0)
1973–1974 Defensor Lima
1975–1977 Juan Aurich
National team
1965–1977 Peru 35 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Julio Meléndez Calderón (born April 11, 1945 in Lima) is a retired Peruvian football defender.


Meléndez was one of South America's most recognized defenders of his time, and was a great success in Argentine football, to the point of being considered an all-time first team member at Boca Juniors.[1]

Meléndez played a total of 156 games for Boca in all competitions.


Honours as a player[edit]

Season Team Title
1969 Argentina Boca Juniors Argentina Cup
1969 Argentina Boca Juniors Primera División Argentina
1970 Argentina Boca Juniors Primera División Argentina
1973 Peru Defensor Lima Peruvian League
1975 Peru Peru national team Copa America


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