Renato Corsi

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Renato Corsi
Personal information
Full name Renato Corsi
Date of birth (1963-01-24) January 24, 1963 (age 54)
Place of birth Manhattan, New York, United States
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1987 Argentinos Juniors 53 (2)
1987–1988 Instituto de Córdoba 42 (1)
1988–1989 Deportivo Armenio
1990–1993 Atlanta
1993–1994 Deportivo Morón
1994–1995 Fort Lauderdale Strikers
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 October 2007.

Renato Corsi (born January 24, 1963 in Manhattan, New York, United States) is a retired American-Argentine footballer. He was the first American to play in the Primera División Argentina.

Corsi rose to fame as part of the Argentinos Juniors team of the early 1980s that won back-to-back championships in the Metropolitano 1984 and the Nacional 1985. They went on to win the Copa Libertadores in 1985,[1] also claiming the 1985 Copa Interamericana and playing in the Copa Intercontinental against Juventus of Italy.

Later in his career, Corsi played for a number of other clubs in Argentina including Instituto de Córdoba, Deportivo Armenio, Club Atlético Atlanta and Deportivo Morón.

In 1994, Corsi returned to his country of birth where he played for Fort Lauderdale Strikers.

After retiring as a footballer, Corsi went on to become a football agent.

Titles[edit]

Season Team Title
Metropolitano 1984 Argentina Argentinos Juniors Primera División Argentina
Nacional 1985 Argentina Argentinos Juniors Primera División Argentina
1985 Argentina Argentinos Juniors Copa Libertadores
1985 Argentina Argentinos Juniors Copa Interamericana

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