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Ernesto Lazzatti

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Place of birthIngeniero White, Argentina
Playing positionDefender

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Ernesto Lazzatti (5 September 1915 - 30 December 1988) was a former Argentine football defender who won five league championships with Boca Juniors.

Lazzatti played for local team Puerto Comercial de Ingeniero White until the age od 17. He was signed by Boca Juniors in 1933 and made his debut for the club in 1934 at the age of 18. During his time with the club they won five league championships.

Lazzatti played four times fo the Argentina national team between 1936 and 1937. He was part of the squad that won the Copa América 1937.

In 1947 Lazzatti joined Uruguayan side Danubio where he played until his retirement in 1948.

Lazzatti had two spells as manager of Boca Juniors in 1950 and 1954, in his second spell he led the club to the league title. After this success he never returned to management, pursuing a career in sport journalism.

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