Ángel Betular

Ángel Betular (1891 – 3 June 1938) was an Argentine football player. Betular spent his entire career in Racing Club de Avellaneda, where he played as defender.[1] Betular won 12 titles playing for Racing, including two international cups.

Ángel Betular
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Personal information
Date of birth December 22, 1891
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date of death June 3, 1938
Place of death Buenos Aires, Argentina
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1909–1920 Racing
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

CareerEdit

 
The Racing Club team of 1914, with Betular as one of its players.

Born in Buenos Aires, Betular began his player career in Racing Club. He had an elegant style of playing, combined with a fierce defense and a long-distance shooting that allowed him to score many goals. Moreover, he usually shot penalties and free kicks for his team.

In 1910 Racing won the Segunda División final against Boca Juniors, gaining promotion to the top-flight division, Primera División, with Betular being part of the winning team.[2] Betular won several titles with Racing, playing along with notable footballers such as Zoilo Canavery, Alberto Ohaco and Alberto Marcovecchio.[3][4]

In 1914 Betular played for Racing an international friendly match against Torino Football Club, with a score 1-0 for The Academy.[5]

TitlesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Aconcagua, Números 18-23, 1931, 1931
  2. ^ Una Academia de fútbol, Diario Clarín
  3. ^ Argentina - Copa Ibarguren, Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation
  4. ^ Angel Betular on Racing official website
  5. ^ South American Trip of Torino and Pro Vercelli in 1914, Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation