|Full name||Osvaldo Agustín Batocletti|
|Date of birth||January 22, 1950|
|Place of birth||San Nicolás de los Arroyos, Argentina|
|Date of death||May 17, 2019(aged 69)|
|Place of death||Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico|
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)|
|1974||Unión de Santa Fe|
|2017–2018||Tigres UANL (Women)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of February 2008|
Osvaldo Daniel Batocletti Ronco (January 22, 1950 – May 17, 2019), known by audience and fans as Bato, was an Argentine football manager and player, who played as a defender. Batocletti coached Tigres UANL and Querétaro F.C..
He resided in Mexico from 1974–2019 and held Mexican citizenship.
He died on May 17, 2019 after a battle with cancer.
In 1974, he moved to Mexico to play with Club León of the Mexican Primera División, now Liga MX. In 1977, he was transferred to Tigres de la UANL. For his transfer to Tigres, Batocletti sacrificed part of his salary so that Tigres could pay León. With Tigres, he scored 12 goals and was League champion twice, in 1978 and in 1982. Along with Gerónimo Barbadillo, Tomás Boy and coach Carlos Miloc, he is considered an icon of Tigres' first golden age of success. After playing 7 seasons with Tigres, he retired as a player in 1984.
Since retirement, he was attached to Tigres, mostly in administrative positions. He was labeled by Monterrey daily, El Norte, as the "El Tigre más Tigre" (most Tiger of all Tigers), because his extensive career with Tigres and his affection to the team.
As a coach of Tigres UANL, in quarter-finals of play-offs of the Apertura 2005 season, Tigres played the historical "Aztecazo", a way to describe a difficult victory over Club América or the Mexico national football team in their venue, the Estadio Azteca. In the first game, Tigres lost in the Estadio Universitario by a 1–3 score. Against all odds, however, they defeated América in the second game 4–1 for an aggregate scoreline of 5–4, leaving América out of the postseason. In the semi-finals, Tigres drew rival CF Monterrey after 1–0 and 1–2 (2–2) scorelines, although Monterrey progressed to the next round because of the points in the tournament. Batocletti also coached Querétaro F.C. without success. He also coached the female section of Tigres UANL where he led them to the Clausura 2018 title.
- UANL Women
- "Osvaldo Batocletti, leyenda de Tigres, murió a los 69 años de edad". www.mediotiempo.com. Retrieved 2019-05-18.
- http://www.mediotiempo.com/futbol/mexico/noticias/2011/03/17/regresa-osvaldo-bat ocletti-a-tigres
- http://www.elnorte.com/cancha/articulo/736583/ El Tigre más Tigre
- This article relies heavily on an article published by El Norte on 19 April 2007. El Tigre más Tigre
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