Salvador Breglia

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Salvador Breglia
Personal information
Full name Salvador Luis Amílcar Breglia Luna
Date of birth 15 September 1935
Place of birth Caazapá, Paraguay
Date of death 17 January 2014(2014-01-17) (aged 78)
Place of death Asunción, Paraguay
Playing position Defender / Midfielder
Youth career
25 de Enero
Nanawa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1950–1968 Cerro Porteño 225 (21)
National team
1960–1967 Paraguay ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Salvador Luis Amílcar Breglia Luna (15 September 1935 – 17 January 2014) was a Paraguayan football defender/midfielder and coach.[1]

Career[edit]

Breglia was born in Caazapá, where he started his career in the youth divisions of Club 25 de Enero and then Club Nanawa. He then moved to Cerro Porteño and made his debut at the age of 16. He would win several national championships while at Cerro and was part of the Paraguay national football team from 1960 to 1967.[2]

As a coach, he managed Cerro Porteño, Paranaense, Libertad, Sol de América, Limpio and Teniente Fariña of Guarambaré. Breglia was also part of the coaching staff for the Paraguay national team at the 1986 FIFA World Cup.

He died in Asunción, aged 78.

Titles[edit]

As player[edit]

Season Team Title
1954 Cerro Porteño Paraguayan 1st division
1961 Cerro Porteño Paraguayan 1st division
1963 Cerro Porteño Paraguayan 1st division
1966 Cerro Porteño Paraguayan 1st division

As coach[edit]

Season Team Title
1972 Cerro Porteño Paraguayan 1st division
1973 Cerro Porteño Copa República
1974 Cerro Porteño Paraguayan 1st division
1977 Cerro Porteño Paraguayan 1st division

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Falleció Salvador Breglia - Deportes". Abc.com.py. Retrieved 2014-01-19. 
  2. ^ Futbol Paraguayo - Historico Archived 29 September 2011 at the Wayback Machine. by Artemio Villanueva