Sergio Santín

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Sergio Santín
Personal information
Full name Sergio Rodolfo Santín Spinelli
Date of birth (1956-08-06) 6 August 1956 (age 60)
Place of birth Salto, Uruguay
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Peru (assistant)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1975–1979 Danubio ? (?)
1980 Cúcuta Deportivo 119 (29)
1980 Danubio ? (?)
1981–1983 Atlético Nacional 107 (26)
1984–1985 Peñarol ? (?)
1986 Santos 14 (0)
1987–1989 América de Cali 72 (16)
National team
1980–1986 Uruguay 18 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Santin and the second or maternal family name is Spinelli.

Sergio Rodolfo Santín Spinelli (born August 6, 1956 in Salto) is a retired football striker from Uruguay, who was nicknamed "Bocha" during his professional career.[1]


Having made his official debut on July 18, 1980 against Peru (2-2), Santín obtained a total number of 18 international caps for the Uruguay national football team. He represented his native country at the 1986 FIFA World Cup, wearing the number eleven jersey.

Santín played club football for Danubio and Peñarol in Uruguay and Cúcuta Deportivo, Atletico Nacional, Independiente Medellín and América de Cali in Colombia

Santín currently works as Ricardo Gareca's assistant coach in Vélez Sársfield's coaching staff.[2]


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  2. ^ "Profile" (in Spanish). Club Atlético Vélez Sársfield. Retrieved 2010-10-20.