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Juan Antonio Pizzi

Personal information
Full nameJuan Antonio Pizzi Torroja
Date of birthJune 7, 1968(age 48)
Place of birthSanta Fe, Argentina
Height1.85 m
Playing positionStriker
Club information
Current clubRosario Central (coach)

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Juan Antonio Pizzi Torroja (born 7 June 1968) is a retired Argentine-born Spanish professional footballer who played as a striker, and a current coach.

He spent the bulk of his club career in Spain, namely at the service of Tenerife, helping to the side's consolidation in La Liga, and amassing top division totals of 221 games and 92 goals over the course of eight seasons - he also played for Valencia and Barcelona.

Pizzi represented the Spanish national team for four years, appearing with it in one World Cup and one European Championship. After retiring, he embarked in a managerial career.


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