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Alberto Spencer

Alberto Spencer
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Full nameAlberto Pedro Spencer Herrera
Date of birthDecember 6, 1937
Place of birthAncón, Guayas, Ecuador
Date of deathNovember 3, 2006(age 68)
Place of deathCleveland, Ohio, United States
Playing positionStriker

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Alberto Pedro Spencer Herrera (December 6, 1937 - November 3, 2006) was an Ecuadorian football (soccer) player, regarded as the best of his country. He is probably best known for his still-standing record for scoring the most goals in the Copa Libertadores, the most important club tournament in South America. He was elected the 20th best South American footballer of the 20th century in a poll by the IFFHS in 2004. He was known as " " (Spanish for magic head).

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