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Pedro Araya Toro

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Place of birth  Santiago, Chile
Name  Pedro Toro
Playing position  Right Wing
Role  Football player

Years  Team
Height  1.72 m
1961–1971  Universidad de Chile
Position  Forward
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Full name  Pedro Damian Araya Toro
Date of birth  (1942-01-23) 23 January 1942 (age 73)
Similar People  Ruben Marcos, Roberto Hodge, Carlos Campos Silva, Leonel Sanchez, Pedro Araya Guerrero

Pedro Damián Araya Toro (born 23 January 1942) is a retired football player from Chile.


Toro represented the Chilean national team at the 1966 World Cup, and played all three matches for the squad. Between 1964 and 1972, he was capped 50 times and scored 11 goals for his country.

Very skillful and fast, Araya playing of "7" classic (front "outside" of the area). Along with Campos and Carlos Leonel Sanchez formed the great offensive triplet of the 'Ballet Azul'. His career also continues in Mexico playing for the San Luis de Potosi and Atlas de Guadalajara (even in a friendly it was a goal at Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu himself).

In America's Cup in Montevideo, 1967, Araya was called by the Uruguayan press: The Chilean Garrincha.

Araya Toro married a woman from San Luis Potosí, Mexico, where he would move after retiring from football.


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