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Carmelo Simeone
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Simeone at Boca Juniors
Personal information
Date of birth (1933-09-22)September 22, 1933
Place of birth Ciudadela, Argentina
Date of death October 11, 2014(2014-10-11) (aged 81)
Place of death Buenos Aires, Argentina
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1955–1961 Vélez Sársfield 164 (0)
1962–1967 Boca Juniors 152 (1)
1968–? Sportivo Belgrano ? (?)
National team
1959–1966 Argentina 22 (0)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of March 2008.
† Appearances (Goals).

Carmelo Simeone "Cholo", (September 22, 1933 - October 11, 2014) was an Argentine football defender. He won three league championships with Boca Juniors. Simeone played for the Argentina national team. He was born in Ciudadela, Argentina.

Simeone started his playing career in 1955 with Vélez Sársfield. In 1961 he joined Boca Juniors where he was an important defensive player in the teams that won the Argentine Primera in 1962, 1964 and 1965. Simeone left Boca In 1967 and spent some time playing for Sportivo Belgrano in the lower leagues of Argentine football.

Simeone represented Argentina at the Copa América in 1959, and at the 1966 FIFA World Cup.

Simeone died in Buenos Aires, Argentina, aged 81.


Season Team Title
1962 Argentina Boca Juniors Primera División Argentina
1964 Argentina Boca Juniors Primera División Argentina
1965 Argentina Boca Juniors Primera División Argentina

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