Rogelio Delgado

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Rogelio Delgado
Personal information
Full name Rogelio Wilfrido Delgado Casco
Date of birth (1959-10-12) 12 October 1959 (age 57)
Place of birth Asunción, Paraguay
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1974–1976 Olimpia Asunción
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1976–1987 Olimpia Asunción
1976 Enrique Happ (loan)
1987–1992 Independiente 71 (4)
1992–1994 Universidad de Chile 126 (6)
1995 Colo-Colo 1 (0)
National team
1983–1990 Paraguay 53 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 2008.

Rogelio Wilfrido Delgado Casco (born 12 October 1959 in Asunción) is a retired football central defender from Paraguay.

Club career[edit]

At the club level, Delgado played for Olimpia Asunción, where he won the Copa Libertadores and Intercontinental Cup in 1979, and six Paraguayan league titles.

He also played for Independiente of Argentina, where he won the 1988–1989 league championship, and for Universidad de Chile, where he won the 1994 Chilean league championship.

After retiring as a player, Delgado took up coaching. He came out of retirement to play one game for Colo-Colo in the 1995 edition of the Supercopa.

International career[edit]

Delgado was a member of the Paraguayan squad at the 1979 FIFA World Youth Championship. He made his full international debut for the Paraguay national football team on 2 June 1983 in a friendly match against Uruguay (0-0). He obtained a total number of 53 international caps, scoring six goals for the national side. [1] He was a member of the Paraguay squad at the 1986 FIFA World Cup in Mexico. He also played in three editions of the Copa América in 1983,[2] 1987[3] and 1989.[4]




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