Juan Carlos Corazzo

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Juan Carlos Corazzo (14 December 1907 – 12 January 1986)[1] was a Uruguayan football player and manager.

Juan Carlos Corazzo
Corazzo (Independiente) - El Gráfico 666.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1907-12-14)14 December 1907
Date of death 12 January 1986(1986-01-12) (aged 78)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Teams managed
1955 Uruguay
1959–1961 Uruguay
1962–1964 Uruguay
1967 Uruguay
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


Corazzo played for Argentine club Independiente in the 1930s.[2]

Corazzo later coached Uruguay at the 1962 FIFA World Cup.[3]

Corazzo held the record for most games without loss for the Uruguayan national football team from 1967 to 1968 (14 games), until Óscar Tabárez surpassed it with 18 games between 2011 and 2012.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

He is the grandfather of Diego Forlán and father-in-law of Pablo Forlán.[5]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-02-22. Retrieved 2012-08-26.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Ben Lyttleton (4 July 2010). "In Suarez's absence Uruguay will lean even more heavily on Forlan". Sports Illustrated.
  3. ^ "Uruguay squad - 1962 FIFA World Cup". FIFA. Archived from the original on 2011-10-13.
  4. ^ "Tabárez igualó récord invicto". ESPN. 1 March 2015. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Diego Forlan". BBC Sport.