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Emilio Baldonedo

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Emilio Baldonedo
Personal information
Full name Emilio Baldonedo
Date of birth 23 June 1916
Place of birth Boedo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date of death 31 May 1999 (Aged 82)
Playing position(s) Striker
Youth career
Club Atlético Huracán
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1935–1944 Huracán 257 (165)
1945 Newell's Old Boys 5 (0)
1945–1946 Monterrey ? (?)
1946–1947 Puebla ? (?)
National team
1940 Argentina 6 (7)
Teams managed
Boca Juniors
Chacarita Juniors
Dock Sud
Barracas Central
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 October 2007

Emilio Baldonedo (23 June 1916 – 31 May 1999) was an Argentine footballer and football manager. He played the best part of his career for Club Atlético Huracán in Argentina and went on to become the manager of a number of teams in the Argentine Primera.

Playing career

Baldonedo started his professional playing career with Huracán in 1935, he played for the club until 1944 scoring 165 goals in 257 league games. He is remembered as one of the most important strikers in the history of the club.

In 1940 he played six games for the Argentina national football team scoring seven goals.

Baldonedo joined Newell's Old Boys in 1945, but he only played 5 games for the club before moving to Mexico where he played for Monterrey and Puebla before retiring in 1947.

Managerial career

After his retirement as a player Baldonedo became a football manager, directing several teams in the Primera, including; Club Atlético Banfield, Boca Juniors, Chacarita Juniors and Independiente. He also managed a number of lower league teams such as Dock Sud and Barracas Central.

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