Narciso Horacio Doval, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Narciso Horacio Doval

Argentine footballer

Date of Birth: 04-Jan-1944

Place of Birth: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Date of Death: 12-Oct-1991

Profession: association football player

Nationality: Brazil, Argentina

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Narciso Horacio Doval

  • Narciso HorĂ¡cio Doval (4 January 1944 - 12 October 1991) was an Argentine football player. El Loco Doval was born in Buenos Aires.
  • Playing in the hole, as a winger, or as a forward, Doval was skillful, had a good technical ability, and could both score and create a lot of opportunities for a centre forward.
  • His style of playing quickly made him an idol in every club he played for, but especially in Rio de Janeiro rivals Flamengo and Fluminense.
  • He scored 95 goals in 263 matches for Flamengo, and 68 goals in 142 matches for Fluminense.
  • Zico said that he was one of the best attacking partners he ever had.
  • Doval also participated in Garrincha's farewell match at the MaracanĂ£ Stadium in 1973.
  • In 1980, he played a single season with the Cleveland Cobras and New York United in the American Soccer League.
  • He was traded from Cleveland in mid-season for American-born star Joey Fink. In 1991, after winning a Supercopa Libertadores match against Estudiantes de la Plata, Flamengo's players met Doval and they went together to a night club in Buenos Aires.
  • During the celebration he suffered a fatal heart attack at the age of 47.

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