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Club Atlético Belgrano (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkluβ aˈtletiko βelˈɣɾano]; mostly known simply as Belgrano [belˈɣɾano] or Belgrano de Córdoba [belˈɣɾano ðe ˈkoɾðoβa]) is an Argentine sports club from the city of Córdoba, best known for its football team, which currently plays in Argentine Primera B Nacional, the second 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.

Belgrano
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Full nameClub Atlético Belgrano
Nickname(s)El Pirata (The Pirate), El Celeste (The Sky-blue), "La B" (The B)
FoundedMarch 19, 1905; 114 years ago (1905-03-19)
GroundEl Gigante de Alberdi
Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes
Capacity30,500
57,000
ChairmanJorge Franceschi
ManagerAlfredo Berti
LeaguePrimera B Nacional
2018–19Primera División, 22nd (Relegated)
WebsiteClub website
Current season

HistoryEdit

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.

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 7 April 2019.[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   GK Lucas Acosta
3   DF Miguel Martínez
5   MF Wilson Altamirano
6   DF Matías Nani (on loan from Roma)
9   FW Anthony Uribe
11   FW Cristian Techera
12   MF Gabriel Gudiño
13   DF Christian Almeida
16   DF Maximiliano Lugo (on loan from Rubio Ñu)
No. Position Player
18   FW Rodrigo Gómez
19   MF Martín Rivero
20   MF Marcelo Herrera (on loan from Lanús)
21   MF Sebastián Luna
22   MF Gabriel Alanís
23   GK César Rigamonti
26   FW Leonardo Sequeira
28   FW Martín Garnerone
29   DF Juan Quiroga
32   DF Joaquín Novillo
34   FW Gonzalo Lencina
  FW Tomás Attis

Out on loanEdit

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

No. Position Player
  MF Marcos Rivadero (at Gimnasia y Esgrima)
No. Position Player
  FW Mariano Barbieri (at Unión La Calera)

HonoursEdit

NationalEdit

  • Torneo Regional de AFA (1):

1985-86

Apertura 2011 runner-up, Inicial 2012 runner-up

1997-98 runner-up

RegionalEdit

  • Liga Cordobesa de Fútbol: (28)
    • 1913, 1914, 1917, 1919, 1920, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1940, 1946, 1947,
      1949, 1950, 1954, 1955, 1957, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1984, 1985, Cl 2003, 2013
  • 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 (8): 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1981,

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CA Belgrano de Córdoba". Soccerway. Global Sports Media. Retrieved 20 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Belgrano squad". Soccerway. Retrieved 6 October 2018.
  3. ^ a b Argentina. Torneo del Interior. Lista de Campeones y Clubes Promovidos.

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