Mario Soto (footballer)

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Mario Soto
Personal information
Full name Mario Soto Benavides
Date of birth (1950-07-10) July 10, 1950 (age 66)
Place of birth Chile
National team

Mario Soto Benavides (born July 10, 1950 in Santiago de Chile) was a Chilean football defender, who played for his native country in the 1982 FIFA World Cup.[1] In total for his country he played 48 matches scoring 1 goal between 1975 and 1985. Soto is one of the biggest idols of Chilean club Cobreloa.

He also played for club football for Chileans CD Magallanes and Unión Española, and Brazilian side Palmeiras.


  1. ^ Mario Soto Statistics FIFA. Retrieved 4 February 2010.