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Full name Edgardo Norberto Andrada
Date of birth (1939-01-02)2 January 1939
Place of birth Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina
Date of death 4 September 2019(2019-09-04) (aged 80)
Height 1.78 m
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1960–1969 Rosario Central 283 (0)
1969–1975 Vasco
1976 Vitória
1977–1982 Colón 122 (0)
1982 Renato Cesarini 16 (0)
National team
1961–1969 Argentina 20
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Edgardo Norberto Andrada (2 January 1939 – 4 September 2019) was an Argentine footballer who played as a goalkeeper for several top level Argentine and Brazilian clubs.


Born in Rosario, Santa Fe province, Edgardo Andrada initially tried a career as a basketball player, then, when he was 19 years old, he unsuccessfully tried to work as San Lorenzo's goalkeeper, eventually joining Rosario Central, of his home city Rosario, where he started his professional career in 1960, staying in the club until 1969, playing 283 matches. In 1969, he moved to Vasco, of Brazil, leaving the club in 1975.

On 19 November 1969, at Estádio do Maracanã, Edgardo Andrada suffered Pelé's 1000th goal, scored from a penalty kick. While playing for Vasco, he won the Campeonato Carioca in 1970, Placar's Campeonato Brasileiro Série A Bola de Prata award in 1971, and the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A in 1974. In 1976, he played for Vitória, returning to Argentina in 1977, where he played 122 matches for Colón between that year and 1982, and 16 matches for Renato Cesarini in 1982, when he retired.

National team

Edgardo Andrada was Argentina's goalkeeper during the 1963 South American Championship, held in Bolivia.

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