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Nelson Gutiérrez

Nelson Gutiérrez
Personal information
Full nameNelson Daniel Gutiérrez Luongo
Date of birth (1962-04-13) April 13, 1962 (age 52)
Place of birthMontevideo, Uruguay
Height1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing positionDefender
Senior career*
1985Atlético Nacional
1986–1988River Plate68(3)
1988–1989SS Lazio17(1)
1989–1991Hellas Verona27(3)
National team
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* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 2008.
† Appearances (Goals).

Nelson Daniel Gutiérrez Luongo (born April 13, 1962 in Montevideo) is a retired football defender from Uruguay, who was nicknamed Tano. He obtained a total number of 57 international caps for the Uruguay national football team, and was a member of the team that competed at the 1986 and 1990 FIFA World Cups.


Gutiérrez started his playing career in 1980 with Peñarol. He was part of the squad that won the league championships in 1981 and 1982.

1982 also saw Peñarol win the Copa Libertadores and the Copa Intercontinental against Aston Villa F.C. of England.

In 1985 Gutiérrez joined Atlético Nacional of Colombia, but he didn't settle and soon joined River Plate of Argentina.

Gutiérrez helped River to win the Argentine Primera in 1985–86 and was part of the squad that won the club's first Copa Libertadores title in 1986. They also won the Copa Intercontinental and the Copa Interamericana during his time with the club.

In the late 1980s he moved to Italy where he played for Lazio and then Hellas Verona. Between 1991 and 1993 he played in Spain for Logroñés before returning to Uruguay.

Gutiérrez returned to Peñarol in 1993 and helped the club to win the Uruguayan championship in 1993, 1994, 1995 and 1996. He finished his playing career with Defensor Sporting Club in 1997.



River Plate


  • (Spanish) Profile

External links

  • FIFA competition record
  • Nelson Gutiérrez at
  • Profile at Lega Calcio
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