Eduardo Acevedo

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Eduardo Mario Acevedo Cardozo (born 25 September 1959) is a retired Uruguayan footballer who played as a defender and manager of Defensor Sporting. He obtained a total number of 41 international caps for the Uruguay national football team[1] and was a member of the team that competed at the 1986 FIFA World Cup.

Eduardo Acevedo
Personal information
Full name Eduardo Mario Acevedo Cardozo
Date of birth (1959-09-25) 25 September 1959 (age 61)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Defensor Sporting (manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979–1986 Defensor Sporting
1986–1987 Deportivo La Coruña 5 (0)
1987–1991 Tecos UAG 80 (1)
1992 Toshiba
1993 Fénix
1994 Rentistas
1995 Sud América
National team
1983–1986 Uruguay 41 (1)
Teams managed
1996 Sud América
1998 Defensor Sporting
1999–2001 Deportivo Maldonado
2002 Gavilanes
2003–2004 Tecos
2004–2005 Morelia
2005–2006 Tecos
2009 Cerro
2009–2010 Nacional
2010 Estudiantes Tecos
2010–2011 Danubio
2012 Banfield
2015 Cerro
2016–2018 Defensor Sporting
2020 Universidad de Concepción
2021– Defensor Sporting
Representing  Uruguay
Copa América
Winner 1983
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


Acevedo played club football for Defensor Sporting Club in Uruguay. After the 1986 World Cup, he played for Deportivo de La Coruña in Spain, Tecos UAG in Mexico, and Toshiba in Japan.

Acevedo returned to Uruguay in 1993 to play for C.A. Fenix; he then had short spells with C.A. Rentistas and Sud América.


  1. ^ Passo Alpuin, Luis Fernando (6 March 2012). "Uruguay - Record International Players". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 2009-06-05.

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