.

MundoAndino Home : Andes Argentina Guide at MundoAndino

Enzo Francescoli


Enzo Francescoli Uriarte is a former Uruguayan football player of Italian and Spanish origin, who retired in 1997. He played 72 times for the Uruguay national team between 1982 and 1997, making him the most capped outfield player in Uruguayan international football.

Francescoli played 72 times for the Uruguay national team scoring 15 goals, between 1982 and 1997. He made appearances at the 1986 and 1990 FIFA World Cups. He won the Copa America three times with Uruguay in 1983, 1987 and 1995, he also played in the 1989 and 1993 editions of the tournament.

He was noted for his grace and fluid abilities on the ball. These qualities would later influence the style of French midfielder Zinedine Zidane, who has stated that Francescoli was his favorite player as a young boy and even named one of his sons Enzo as a homage to him.

Related websites

rsssf: Uruguay record international footballers

International statistics

Profile

Midfield Dynamo's 10 Heroes of the Copa America

Didn't find what you were looking for.
Need more information for your travel research or homework?
Ask your questions at the forum about Expatriate footballers in Argentina or help others to find answers.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article Enzo Francescoli


Disclaimer - Privacy Policy - 2009