Ramón Quiroga

Ramón Quiroga Arancibia (born 23 July 1950) is a Peruvian former football player and coach. A goalkeeper, he obtained 40 caps playing for the Peru national football team.[1]

Ramón Quiroga
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Personal information
Full name Ramón Quiroga Arancibia
Date of birth (1950-07-23) 23 July 1950 (age 70)
Place of birth Rosario, Argentina
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1968–1973 Rosario Central
1973–1975 Sporting Cristal
1975–1976 Independiente
1976–1983 Sporting Cristal
1983 Barcelona SC
1984 CNI
1985–1986 Universitario
National team
1977–1985 Peru 40 (0)
Teams managed
1990–1992 Deportivo Municipal
1992 Cienciano
1993 Universitario
1994–1996 León de Huánuco
1996–1998 Cienciano
1998 Deportivo Municipal
2000 Aviación FAP
2001 Unión Minas
2003 Universitario
2010–2012 Pacífico
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He is currently a youth coach for the Peruvian club Cienciano.

Club careerEdit

He began his career playing for the Argentine club Rosario Central.

International careerEdit

Quiroga is perhaps best remembered for his appearance at the 1978 FIFA World Cup in a match against Poland, when he ran all the way to the opposition half and fouled Grzegorz Lato, receiving a yellow card in the process.[2] In that tournament, he also conceded 6 goals in the match against Argentina, the country of his birth.[3]


  1. ^ Pierrend, José Luis (28 May 2009). "Peru - Record International Players". RSSSF.
  2. ^ "World Cup finals in goalie's hands". The Deseret News. 20 June 1978.
  3. ^ Ramón Quiroga: "En aquel 6 a 0 vimos cosas raras" - La Nación (in Spanish)

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