Mario Boyé, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Mario Boyé

Argentine footballer and manager

Date of Birth: 30-Jul-1922

Place of Birth: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Date of Death: 21-Jul-1992

Profession: association football manager, association football player

Nationality: Argentina

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Mario Boyé

  • Mario Emilio Heriberto Boyé Auterio (30 July 1922 – 21 July 1992) was an Argentine footballer.
  • A powerful winger or striker, he played for Boca Juniors, Racing Club de Avellaneda and Huracán in Argentina, Genoa in Italy and Millonarios in Colombia. Nicknamed El Atómico (The Atomic One), he started playing in the youth division of Boca Juniors to debut in first division on June 8 of 1941 in the victory against Independiente, and scoring his first goal a week later against Huracán.
  • With Boca he won the 1943 and 1944 Argentine leagues, and was the league's top-scorer in 1946 with 24 goals.
  • He moved to Italy where he became "Il Matadore" (The Killer), but returned to Argentina four seasons later.
  • After winning the 1951 league with Racing and playing one season for Huracán, he returned to Boca to retire a year later.
  • He played 228 matches for Boca in all competitions, scoring 124 goals. He was the top scorer in the Copa del Atlántico 1947 with 5 goals, a non-CONMEBOL tournament which is considered one of the precursors of the Copa Libertadores.

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