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Roberto Ferreiro

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Roberto Ferreiro
Ferreiro in 1972.
Personal information
Full name Roberto Oscar Ferreiro
Date of birth (1935-04-25)25 April 1935
Place of birth Avellaneda, Argentina
Date of death 20 April 2017(2017-04-20) (aged 81)
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Position(s) Right back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1958–1968 Independiente 241 (0)
1968–1970 River Plate 86 (0)
Total 327 (0)
National team
1962–1966 Argentina 18 (0)
Teams managed
1973–1974 Independiente
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Roberto Oscar Ferreiro (25 April 1935 – 20 April 2017) was an Argentine professional football player and manager.

Playing career

Ferreiro played club football for Independiente and River Plate.[1][2]

He earned 18 caps for the Argentine national team between 1962 and 1966.[1]

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[3] and Copa Libertadores 1974.[4]

Later life and death

He died on 20 April, 2017, at the age of 81, 5 days before his 82nd birthday[5]


  1. ^ a b c "Roberto Ferreiro". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 20 April 2017.
  2. ^ BDFA profile
  3. ^ Intercontinental Cup winning managers at rsssf
  4. ^ Copa Libertadores winning coaches at rsssf
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