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Juan Joya

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Full nameJuan Joya Cordero
Date of birth25 February 1934
Place of birthLima, Peru
Date of deathMarch 29, 2007(age 73)
Place of deathLima, Peru
Playing positionStriker/Wing

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Juan Joya Cordero (born February 25, 1934 in Lima, Peru; died March 29, 2007) is a former Peruvian football (soccer) player, recognized as one of Peru's most important strikers.

He established himself as a left-winger during the 1960s in the most successful team in the history of Peñarol of Uruguay winning 11 major titles and remains one of their most iconic players.

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