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Carlos Veglio

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Carlos Veglio
Carlos Veglio on the cover of El Gráfico 2689 in 1971
Personal information
Full name Carlos José Veglio
Date of birth (1946-08-27) August 27, 1946 (age 74)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Position(s) Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1964–1967 Deportivo Español 32 (4)
1968–1975 San Lorenzo 202 (59)
1976–1978 Boca Juniors 68 (12)
1979 Universidad 29 (11)
1980 Boca Juniors 27 (2)
1981 León ? (?)
1981 Cerro Porteño ? (?)
1982 Gimnasia de Jujuy 8 (1)
National team
1968–1970 Argentina 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 October 2007

Carlos José Veglio (born 27 August 1946, in Buenos Aires) is a former Argentine football striker. He won a number of major titles with San Lorenzo and Boca Juniors and represented the Argentina national football team.

Playing career

Early years

Veglio started his professional career in 1964 in the Argentine 2nd division with Deportivo Español. In 1966, the club won promotion to the Primera División Argentina he played in the Primera during the 1967 season.

San Lorenzo

In 1968, Veglio won his first title with San Lorenzo in his first year on the team. He helped the club to win the Metropolitano without losing a single game, making them the first unbeaten champions in the professional era of Argentine football.

In 1972 Veglio was part of the San Lorenzo team that won both of the Argentine league titles, this time they completed the Nacional championship without losing a game.

Veglio won his fourth title with San Lorenzo in 1974, the club won the Nacional championship. Veglio is one of only five players to have won four league championships with San Lorenzo, the others being Sergio Villar, Victorio Cocco, Roberto Telch and Agustín Irusta.

Boca Juniors

In 1976 Veglio joined Boca Juniors where he went on to win 5 titles in his time at the club. Boca won the 1976 Metropolitano and the 1976 Nacional, they won the Copa Libertadores in 1977 and 1978, and the Copa Intercontinental in 1977. In 1979 Veglio was loaned to Universidad in Venezuela but he returned to Boca in 1980.

Later years

In 1981 Veglio had a spell in Mexico with Club León and then played in Paraguay with Cerro Porteño. In 1982, he returned to Argentina and finished his career with Gimnasia y Esgrima de Jujuy.

Titles as a player

Season Team Title
1968 Metropolitano San Lorenzo Primera División Argentina
1972 Metropolitano San Lorenzo Primera División Argentina
1972 Nacional San Lorenzo Primera División Argentina
1974 Nacional San Lorenzo Primera División Argentina
1976 Metropolitano Boca Juniors Primera División Argentina
1976 Nacional Boca Juniors Primera División Argentina
1977 Boca Juniors Copa Libertadores
1977 Boca Juniors Copa Intercontinental
1978 Boca Juniors Copa Libertadores

Coaching career

After retiring as a player Veglio turned his hand to coaching, he has worked on the backroom staff at Boca Juniors and at Atlético Madrid, and was the field assistant to Carlos Bianchi.

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