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Vicente de la Mata (born 1944)

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1971–1976  Veracruz
Years  Team
Name  Vicente la

1961–1970  Independiente
Role  Football player
1970–1971  Necaxa
Playing position  Midfielder
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Date of birth  (1944-07-02) 2 July 1944 (age 71)

Place of birth  Rosario, Argentina

Vicente de la Mata (born 2 July 1944) is an Argentine former football midfielder. He played most of his club career for Independiente and played for the Argentina national team between 1965 and 1966.


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Playing career

Born in Rosario, De la Mata emerged from the youth team of Club Atlético Independiente. He won three Primera División Argentina titles in nine seasons with Independiente. He also helped Independiente win the Copa Libertadores twice.

In 1970, De la Mata moved abroad to play for Club Necaxa in the Primera División de México. He played one season with Necaxa, and then joined Deportivo Veracruz for five seasons. At the end of his career, he passed through Chile and then played one season in the Primera B Metropolitana with Argentino de Quilmes.

De la Mata made six appearances for the Argentina national football team, including one 1966 FIFA World Cup qualifier.


De la Mata's father, Vicente, was also an Argentine international footballer.


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