Oswaldo Ramírez

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Oswaldo Ramírez
Personal information
Full name Oswaldo Felipe Ramírez Salcedo
Date of birth (1947-03-28) March 28, 1947 (age 71)
Place of birth Lima, Peru
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1966–1969 Sport Boys 92 (50)
1970–1975 Universitario 131 (80)
1975–1977 Atletico Espanol 47 (12)
1977–1980 Sporting Cristal 72 (37)
1980–1981 Deportivo Galicia ? (?)
1981–1982 Sporting Cristal 57 (27)
National team
1969–1982 Peru 57 (17)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of June 2007

Oswaldo Felipe Ramírez Salcedo (born March 28, 1947, in Lima, Peru) is a retired Peruvian football striker. He is one of the highest scoring players in the history of the Copa Libertadores and he helped Peru win the 1975 Copa América.

Club career[edit]

Ramírez started his career with Sport Boys in 1966 and, in 1968, was the top scorer in the Primera División Peruana.

In 1969, Oswaldo "Cachito" Ramirez scored two historic goals against Argentina in the Bombonera (Argentina), that allowed Peru to participate in the 1970 Mexico World Cup, leaving Argentina eliminated of this competition.

In 1970, he joined Universitario de Deportes where he won the league title in 1971 and 1974.

Between 1975 and 1977 he played for Atletico Espanol in Mexico.[1]

In 1977 Ramírez returned to Peru to play for Sporting Cristal where he won the championship in 1979 and 1980 as well as being top scorer in 1980.

After a short spell with Deportivo Galicia in Venezuela Ramírez returned to Sporting Cristal, he retired in 1982.

Ramírez scored a total of 26 goals in the Copa Libertadores making him the 8th highest scoring player overall and the highest scoring Peruvian in the history of the tournament.[2]

Club titles[edit]

Season Club Title
1971 Peru Universitario Primera División Peruana
1974 Peru Universitario Primera División Peruana
1975 Mexico Atlético Español CONCACAF Champions League
1979 Peru Sporting Cristal Primera División Peruana
1980 Peru Sporting Cristal Primera División Peruana
1981 Venezuela Deportivo Galicia Copa de Venezuela

Individual awards[edit]

International career[edit]

Ramírez played a total of 57 games for Peru, scoring 17 goals representing them at the 1970 FIFA World Cup and helping them to win the Copa América 1975.

Ramírez's 17 goals for Peru make him the 5th highest scorer in the history of the Peru national team.

International title[edit]

Season Club Title
1975 Peru Peru Copa América

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Oswaldo RamírezLiga MX stats at MedioTiempo.com (in Spanish)
  2. ^ Copa Libertadores topscorers at rsssf
  3. ^ "Primera División Peruana: Top Scorer". Archived from the original on October 27, 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-10.