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Elmer Acevedo

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Full name  Elmer Angel Acevedo
Role  Footballer
Name  Elmer Acevedo

1966–1972  FAS
Years  Team
Playing position  Forward
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Date of birth  (1946-02-24) February 24, 1946 (age 69)
Place of birth  Chanmico, La Libertad, El Salvador

Élmer Ángel Acevedo (27 January 1949 – 30 August 2017) was a footballer from El Salvador.


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Club career

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Born in La Libertad Department, he moved to study in Santa Ana and joined the youth team of local club FAS, aged 16.

After six years in the first team, Acevedo retired in 1972 due to a serious injury to his left leg.

International career

Acevedo represented El Salvador at the 1968 Olympic Games and in 1970 FIFA World Cup qualification, where he scored in 1 matches against Honduras which sparked the infamous Football War. He also was a non-playing member of their 1970 World Cup Finals squad in Mexico.

He died on 30 August 2017, in Acajutla, Sonsonate, El Salvador.


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