Omar Caetano

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Omar Caetano
Personal information
Full name Omar Caetano Otero
Date of birth (1938-11-08)8 November 1938
Place of birth Uruguay
Date of death 2 July 2008(2008-07-02) (aged 69)
Place of death Uruguay
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1961–1975 Peñarol
1975 New York Cosmos 8 (0)
National team
1965–1969 Uruguay 29 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Omar Caetano Otero (8 November 1938 – 2 July 2008) was a Uruguayan footballer. He represented Uruguay at the 1966 FIFA World Cup and 1970 FIFA World Cup.

He played club football with Peñarol, where he won 8 league titles, 4 major international titles and played in a record 57 derby matches against rivals Nacional.[1] He also spent the 1975 season in the NASL with the New York Cosmos.[2]


  1. ^ Clasico statistics
  2. ^ "NASL All-time Player Register". Retrieved 2008-02-23.

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