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Fernando Riera

Personal information
Full nameFernando Riera Bauzá
Playing positionForward / Left Wing
Club information
Current clubretired

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Fernando Riera Bauzá (27 June 1920 23 September 2010 ) was a Chilean professional football player and manager.

Riera was born in Santiago, Chile. He played for the Chile in the 1942, 1947 and 1949 Copa Américas.

He played at the 1950 FIFA World Cup, and managed them on home soil when they finished third in the 1962 FIFA World Cup.

In 1962-63 he led SL Benfica to the Portuguese championship. He returned to the club in 1966 and led them to the 1966-67 championship

In 1963 he coached a FIFA XI team that were beaten 2-1 by England.

Riera died in his home city of Santiago.

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