|Playing position |
Height 1.78 m
|1960–1969 Rosario Central|
Name Edgardo Andrada
|Full name Edgardo Norberto Andrada|
Date of birth (1939-01-02) January 2, 1939 (age 76)
Place of birth Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina
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Edgardo Norberto Andrada, better known as Edgardo Andrada, or simply Andrada (born January 2, 1939), is a retired professional Argentine footballer who played as a goalkeeper for several top level Argentine and Brazilian clubs.
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Born in Rosario, Santa Fe province, Edgardo Andrada initially tried a career as a basketball player, then, when he was 19 years old, he unsuccessfully tried to work as San Lorenzo's goalkeeper, eventually joining Rosario Central, of his home city Rosario, where he started his professional career in 1960, staying in the club until 1969, playing 283 matches. In 1969, he moved to Vasco, of Brazil, leaving the club in 1975.
On November 19, 1969, at Estádio do Maracanã, Edgardo Andrada suffered Pelé's 1000th goal, scored from a penalty kick. While playing for Vasco, he won the Campeonato Carioca in 1970, Placar's Campeonato Brasileiro Série A Bola de Prata award in 1971, and the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A in 1974. In 1976, he played for Vitória, returning to Argentina in 1977, where he played 122 matches for Colón between that year and 1982, and 16 matches for Renato Cesarini in 1982, when he retired.
Edgardo Andrada was Argentina's goalkeeper during the 1963 South American Championship, held in Bolivia.
Besides winning the Bola de Prata in 1971, Edgardo Andrada won the following honors during his career: