Walter Corbo

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Wálter Corbo
Personal information
Full name Wálter Luis Corbo Burmia
Date of birth (1949-05-02) 2 May 1949 (age 67)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1968 CA Peñarol
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1970–1976 CA Peñarol 121 (-)
1977–1978 Grêmio FBPA 47 (-)
1979–1980 San Lorenzo de Almagro 49 (-)
National team
1969–1977 Uruguay 26
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 November 2009.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 3 May 2009

Wálter Luis Corbo Burmia, known as "Corbo", (born 2 May 1949 in Montevideo) is a former professional footballer. He spent many years with Peñarol and the Uruguay national football team. The curriculum, Corbo also won the title of the Teresa Herrera Cup in 1974 for Peñarol and a second time in 1975.

Uruguayan goalkeeper who defended the biennium Grêmio FBPA 77 and 78, lives in his beloved Montevideo, Uruguay, where he works as an entrepreneur in the auto sector. Here in Brazil is still remembered by the fans for being tricolor one of the Champions of Gaúchão of 1977, breaking an eight-year hegemony of Internacional. For the Campeonato Brasileiro, the former goalkeeper appeared in 47 matches, with 25 wins, 15 draws and seven defeats.[1] In 1979-1980, Corbo played in San Lorenzo de Almagro, of Argentina.

Corbo made 11 appearances for the Uruguay national football team from 1971 to 1977.[2]

As player - Goalkeeper[edit]

Honours - International competitions[edit]

  1. CA Peñarol

Honours - Estadual competitions[edit]

  1. Grêmio FBPA

Honours - National competitions[edit]

  1. CA Peñarol

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Futpedia: Corbo (Walter Corbo)" (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. Retrieved 2010-02-17. 
  2. ^ Passo Alpuin, Luis Fernando (2009-11-06). "Uruguay - Record International Players". RSSSF.