Juan Carlos Muñoz, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Juan Carlos Muñoz

Argentine footballer and manager

Date of Birth: 04-Mar-1919

Place of Birth: Avellaneda, Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Date of Death: 22-Nov-2009

Profession: association football manager, association football player

Nationality: Argentina

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Juan Carlos Muñoz

  • Juan Carlos Muñoz (4 March 1919 – 22 November 2009) was a footballer from Argentina who played as a right winger for River Plate, from 1939 to 1950, playing 184 games and scoring 39 goals.
  • He started playing professionally for Sportivo Dock Sud in 1938.
  • and he was sold in June 1939 to River Plate.
  • He was part of the team known as La Máquina ("the machine") which dominated Argentine football in the 1940s, and was also a member of the Argentine national team that won three South American Championships during the same decade.
  • During his time at River Plate he won 4 titles and is considered one of their greatest ever players.
  • After a very successful time at River Plate He moved to Platense, from 1951 to 1953, where he played in 39 games making 3 goals. Muñoz played 11 times for the Argentina national team scoring two goals, he was part of the squad that won Copa América 1945.
  • He never played in the FIFA World Cup because the best part of his career coincided with the Second World War. After retiring as a player Muñoz went on to become the manager and then president of Club Atlético Platense.

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