Roberto Ferreiro

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Roberto Ferreiro
File:Roberto Ferreiro (1972).jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1935-04-25) April 25, 1935 (age 84)
Place of birth Avellaneda, Argentina
Playing position Right back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1958–1968 Independiente 241 (0)
1968–1970 River Plate 86 (0)
National team
1962–1966 Argentina 20 (0)
Teams managed
1973-1974 Independiente

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Roberto Ferreiro (born 25 April 1935) was a tough tackling Argentine footballer. He played the position of right back and went on to become a successful manager.

Playing career


Ferreiro began his playing career in 1958 with his local club Independiente. He went on to make 241 appearances for the club and won three league championships and two Copa Libertadores titles.

Towards the end of his career he made 55 appearances for River Plate between 1968 and 1970.


Ferreiro made a total of 20 appearances for Argentina between 1962 and 1966 and competed at the 1966 Fifa World Cup, and played in the controversial England clash.



Managerial career

After retiring as a player Ferreiro went on to become a manager, taking charge at Independiente in the 1970s. He led the team to a number of championships, including the 1973 Intercontinental Cup[1] and Copa Libertadores 1974.[2]




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