Club Atlético Belgrano

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Full name Club Atlético Belgrano
Nickname(s) Piratas, Celestes
Founded March 19, 1905; 113 years ago (1905-03-19)
Ground El Gigante de Alberdi
Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes
Ground Capacity 22,000
57,000
Chairman Armando Pérez
Manager Lucas Bernardi
League Primera División
2017–18 13th
Website Club website
Current season

Club Atlético Belgrano (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkluβ aˈtletiko βelˈɣɾano]; mostly known simply as Belgrano [belˈɣɾano] or Belgrano de Córdoba [belˈɣɾano ðe ˈkorðoβa]) is an Argentine sports club from the city of Córdoba, best known for its football team, which currently plays in Primera División, the top level of Argentine football league system. Belgrano's stadium is the El Gigante de Alberdi, which is located in Barrio Alberdi, in the central area of the city of Cordoba.

History[edit]

Belgrano was founded on March 19, 1905.[1] It was named in commemoration of the Argentine historical figure General Manuel Belgrano, and its colours were taken from the flag of Argentina, created by Belgrano himself.[citation needed] It´s the club in the Province of Cordoba with the most victories, and the one which has sent the most players to Seleccion Argentina.

A Belgrano jersey by Topper, worn during the 1980s.

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 25 August 2017.[2]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Argentina GK Lucas Acosta
3 Argentina DF Marcelo Benítez
4 Argentina DF Tomás Guidara
5 Uruguay MF Santiago Martínez (on loan from Montevideo Wanderers)
7 Argentina FW Neri Bandiera
8 Uruguay MF Jonathan Ramis (on loan from Zacatepec)
10 Argentina FW Matías Suárez
11 Paraguay FW Epifanio García (on loan from Guaraní)
14 Argentina MF Federico Lértora
15 Argentina GK Pablo Heredia
16 Paraguay MF Maximiliano Lugo
17 Argentina MF Joaquín Rikemberg
No. Position Player
19 Armenia FW Mauro Guevgeozián
20 Argentina MF Jonás Aguirre
21 Argentina MF Sebastián Luna
22 Argentina MF Jorge Ortiz (on loan from Independiente)
24 Argentina DF Erik Godoy (on loan from Tigre)
25 Argentina GK Germán Montoya
26 Argentina FW Leonardo Sequeira (on loan from Central Córdoba)
29 Argentina DF Juan Quiroga
30 Argentina DF Franco Pardo
32 Argentina MF Juan Brunetta
34 Argentina MF Joel Amoroso
35 Argentina DF Nicolás Ferreyra
Argentina DF Miguel Ángel Martínez

Out on loan[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
9 Argentina FW Fernando Márquez (at Defensa y Justicia until 30 June 2018)
Argentina GK César Rigamonti (at Vélez Sarsfield until 30 June 2018)
Argentina MF Germán Gaitán (at Colegiales until 30 June 2018)
Argentina FW Augusto Cáseres (at Senglea Athletic until 30 June 2018)
Argentina DF Esteban Espíndola (at San Martín until 30 June 2018)
Argentina FW Mariano Barbieri (at Union La Calera until 30 June 2018)
Argentina MF Gabriel Alanís (at Arsenal until 30 June 2018)
No. Position Player
Argentina MF Marcos Rivadero (at Villa Dálmine until 30 June 2018)
Argentina MF Braian Volpini (at Senglea Athletic until 30 June 2018)
Argentina FW Iván Paz (at Senglea Athletic until 30 June 2018)
Argentina FW Nahuel Luján (at Ferro Carril Oeste until 30 June 2018)
Argentina DF Renzo Saravia (at Racing Club until 30 June 2018)
Argentina FW Tobías Figueroa (at Unión Española until 30 June 2018)

Honours[edit]

[citation needed]

Regional[edit]

  • Liga Cordobesa de Fútbol: (31)
    • 1913, 1914, 1917, 1919, 1920, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1940, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947,
      1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1954, 1955, 1957, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1984, 1985, 2003
  • Segunda División Liga Cordobesa (3):: 1908, 1909, 1910
  • Unión Cordobesa de Fútbol (1): 1956
  • Primera División Asociación Cordobesa (2): 1984, 1985
  • Campeonato Provincial Asociación Cordobesa (3): 1983, 1984, 1985
  • Torneo Regional de Córdoba (9): 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1981, 1985 [3]
  • Torneo del Interior (1): 1985–86 [3]
  • Torneo Regional de AFA (10): 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1981, 1985, 1986

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CA Belgrano de Córdoba". Soccerway. Global Sports Media. Retrieved 20 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Belgrano squad". Soccerway. 7 August 2017. Retrieved 7 August 2017. 
  3. ^ a b Argentina. Torneo del Interior. Lista de Campeones y Clubes Promovidos.

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