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Carlos Alberto Etcheverry

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Years  Team
Role  Soccer player
Name  Carlos Etcheverry

1955-1957  Chacarita
1952-1955  Boca Juniors
Playing position  Forward

Date of birth  (1933-06-29)29 June 1933
Place of birth  Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date of death  August 28, 2014(2014-08-28)
Died  August 28, 2014, Guanajuato, Mexico

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Carlos Alberto "Tito" Etcheverry D'Angelo (born June 29, 1933 in Buenos Aires - August 28, 2014) was an Argentine former soccer player and coach, who is most known in Mexico for being the first top-scorer of the Pumas de la UNAM.

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Biography

Etcheverry was born in the Barrio de La Paternal, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. When was 17, he debuted as a professional, playing for Boca Juniors. After several seasons, he was transferred to Chacarita Juniors. In 1957, he was hired by the Mexican León, recommended by his brother-in-law and also a soccer player, Oscar Nova.

In 1964, Etcheverry became the first top-goalscorer of the Pumas de la UNAM, with 20 goals.

Besides León and UNAM, "Tito" Etcheverry also played in Mexico for Club Irapuato, Atlante F.C., and Jabatos de Nuevo León,where he served as player-manager. He later went on to become manager of CF Monterrey.

Etcheverry died due to complications related to his battle with diabetes, in Leon, on August 28, 2014.

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Carlos Alberto Etcheverry Wikipedia


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