Amadeo Carrizo

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Amadeo Carrizo.jpg

Amadeo Raúl Carrizo (12 June 1926 – 20 March 2020), popularly known by his first name "Amadeo", was an Argentine football goalkeeper. He was born in Rufino, Argentina.[1] From 1945 to 1968, he played for Club Atlético River Plate.

The IFFHS ranked Carrizo as the best South American keeper of the 20th century in 1999.[2][3][4] Carrizo was named world's best goalkeeper of the 1950s by Berlin-Britz.[5]

He played for the Argentina national football team with significant success, especially against Brazil, but he also suffered a 6–1 defeat against Czechoslovakia, in the 1958 FIFA World Cup.[6] He played for the national team from 1954 to 1964.

Carrizo died at a hospital in Buenos Aires on 20 March 2020, aged 93.[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Los 80 años de Amadeo Carrizo". Clarín.com (in Spanish). 12 June 2006. Retrieved 19 December 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Raul Carrizo (Argentina) won the title of The Goalkeeper of the Century in South America before Jose Luis Chilavert and Ubaldo Fillol." https://iffhs.de/iffhs-history-south-america-player-of-the-century-1900-1999/
  3. http://www.rsssf.com/miscellaneous/iffhs-century.html#samkoy
  4. "The International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) chose him as the "Best South American Goalkeeper of the twentieth century.""http://www.conmebol.com/en/content/river-plate-pays-tribute-amadeo-carrizo
  5. "Messi and Ronaldo: Equal!". UPL. 8 November 2017. Archived from the original on 28 January 2020. Retrieved 25 December 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. "World Cup 1958". rsssf.com. rec.sport.soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 19 December 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. Levinsky, Sergio (20 March 2020). "Murió Amadeo Carrizo". Infobae (in Spanish). Retrieved 20 March 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)