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Julio César Falcioni

Julio César Falcioni
Personal information
Full name Julio César Falcioni
Date of birth (1956-07-20) 20 July 1956
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1976–1980 Vélez Sársfield 229 (0)
1981–1989 América de Cali 376 (5)
1990 Gimnasia (LP) 19 (0)
1991 Once Caldas 4 (0)
1991 Vélez Sársfield 20 (0)
National team
1989 Argentina 1 (0)
Teams managed
1997–2000 Vélez Sársfield
2002–2003 Olimpo
2003–2005 Banfield
2005–2006 Independiente
2006–2007 Colón
2007 Gimnasia de La Plata
2009–2010 Banfield
2011–2012 Boca Juniors
2013 All Boys
2014 Universidad Católica
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Julio César Falcioni (born 20 July 1956 in Buenos Aires) is an Argentine football manager and former goalkeeper.

Playing career

Club career

Falcioni started his career at Vélez Sársfield in the Primera division in 1976. In 1980 he moved to América de Cali in Colombia, where he won five league titles. Between 1985 and 1987, Falcioni was part of the América team that were runners up in the Copa Libertadores three seasons in a row.

In 1990, Falcioni returned to Argentina to play for Gimnasia y Esgrima, and in 1991 he had short spells with Once Caldas in Colombia and with his first club Vélez Sársfield.

International career

Falcioni made one appearance for the Argentina national football team in 1989.[1]

Managerial career

Falcioni embarked on his managerial career in 1997 at the lower divisions in Vélez Sarsfield. He remained at the club until 2000.

He then had stints as manager of Olimpo, Banfield, Independiente, Colón de Santa Fe and Gimnasia y Esgrima de La Plata.

In 2009, he returned to Banfield and later that year led them to the Apertura 2009 championship, making them Argentine league champions for the first time in their history. On 22 December 2010, he left Banfield to become the manager of Boca Juniors.[2] Within months he had caused controversy by leaving star player Juan Román Riquelme out of the team to face All Boys in the third round of the Clausura 2011 tournament[3] even though the fans favourite was not suffering from any injuries.[4]

Under his management, Boca Juniors won the Apertura 2011, of the Primera División Argentina for the first time since Apertura 2008. Undefeated and with only 4 goals against in 17 games, they were crowned champions after beating Banfield 3–0 in La Bombonera, two games before the tournament's end. At the end of the Torneo Inicial 2012, Boca decided not to renew his contract.

On 27 May 2014 Falcioni was named manager of Chilean Club Universidad Católica [5]


Boca Juniors


External links

  • Agatti Aerodrome at
  • Managerial statistics in Argentina (Spanish)
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