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Enzo Francescoli (Enzo Francescoli Uriarte ,Nickname "The Prince")

Enzo Francescoli is a former Uruguayan football player of Italian and Spanish origin, who retired in 1997.

Career

  • Enzo Francescoli Uriarte is a former Uruguayan football player of Italian and Spanish origin, who retired in 1997. He played 72 times for the Uruguay national team between 1982 and 1997, making him the most capped outfield player in Uruguayan international football.

    Francescoli played 72 times for the Uruguay national team scoring 15 goals, between 1982 and 1997. He made appearances at the 1986 and 1990 FIFA World Cups. He won the Copa America three times with Uruguay in 1983, 1987 and 1995, he also played in the 1989 and 1993 editions of the tournament.

    He was noted for his grace and fluid abilities on the ball. These qualities would later influence the style of French midfielder Zinedine Zidane, who has stated that Francescoli was his favorite player as a young boy and even named one of his sons Enzo as a homage to him.

Major achievements

  • He played 73 times for the Uruguay national team between 1982 and his retirement in 1997, making him the most capped outfield player in Uruguayan international football at the time.

Works

  • River Plate

Politics

Party affiliation: Social Democratic Party

Religion

Denomination: Roman Catholic

Personality

Interests

Sport & Clubs: Football

Connections

Enzo Francescoli
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Born November 12, 1960
(age 57)
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Ethnicity:
  • March 9, 1980 - 1981
    Midfielder, "Montevideo Wanderers"
    Montevideo, Uruguay
  • 1981 - 1986
    Midfielder, "River Plate"
    Argentina
  • 1986 - 1991
    Midfielder, "Racing"
    Paris France
  • 1991 - 1993
    Midfielder, "Olympic"
    Marsel, France
  • 1993 - 1994
    Midfielder, "Torino"
    Italian
  • 1993 - 1993
    Midfielder, "Cagliari"
    Sardinia, Italian
  • 1994 - 1998
    Midfielder, "River Plate"

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DenNis Pavliukevich last changed 03/12/2012 view changes
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