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Julio Morales (Uruguayan footballer)

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Name  Julio Morales
Years  Team
Role  Football player

1961–1965  Racing Montevideo
Height  1.64 m
1965–1972  Nacional
Playing position  Forward
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Full name  Julio Cesar Araujo Morales
Date of birth  (1945-02-16) February 16, 1945 (age 70)

Place of birth  Montevideo, Uruguay

Julio César Araújo Morales (born 16 February 1945) is a former Uruguayan football striker. He was part of the Uruguay squad for the 1970 World Cup, where they finished fourth, as well as in a Mundialito winning team in January 1981, at the age of almost 36. He won a number of trophies in South America and Europe including the Copa Libertadores in 1971 and 1980.

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Club career

Morales started his career in 1961 at the age of 16 with Racing Club de Montevideo, in 1965 he was signed by Uruguayan giants Nacional he helped the club to win 5 league titles and a Copa Libertadores before moving to Europe to play for Austria Wien.

With Austria Wien he won two Austrian league titles and two Austrian Cups, he also played in the European Cup Winners Cup final in 1978.

After the disappointment of missing out on the Cup Winners Cup, Morales returend to Nacional, where he won another league title and Copa Libertadores before his retirement in 1982.

Morales is the 5th highest scoring player in the history of the Copa Libertadores with 30 goals, he scored a total of 191 goals for Nacional in 471 appearances.

Honours

Nacional
  • Primera División (6): 1966, 1969, 1970; 1971, 1972, 1980
  • Copa Libertadores (2): 1971, 1980
  • Copa Intercontinental (2): 1971, 1980
  • Copa Interamericana (1): 1971
  • Austria Wien
  • Austrian Bundesliga (2): 1975–76; 1977–78
  • Austrian Cup (2): 1973-74, 1976-77
  • References

    Julio Morales (Uruguayan footballer) Wikipedia


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