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Hector Veira


Hector "Bambino" Veira is a former Argentine footballer. He since retiring as a player he has gone on to win several major titles as a manager.

Veira started his professional career in 1963 with San Lorenzo, in 1964 he became the topscorer in the Argentina Primera Division at the age of only 18.In 1967 Veira received his first call up to the Argentina national football team and in 1968 he helped San Lorenzo to win the Metropolitano without losing a game, to become the first team in the professional era of Argentine football to become unbeaten champions.In 1970 Veira joined Huracan, the club he hed supported as a boy. He then had a spell with Santos Laguna in Mexico before returning to San Lorenzo in 1973.In his later career he played for Club Atletico Banfield in Argentina , Sevilla in Spain, Corinthians in Brazil, Comunicaciones in Guatemala and Universidad de Chile.

bambino Veira started his managerial career with San Lornzo in 1980, he then had a short stint in charge of Velez Sarsfield before joining River Plate in 1985.Veira had a productive time in charge of River Plate, he led them to the 1985-1986 championship. in 1986 he led them to their first ever victory in the Copa Libertadores and the Copa Intercontinental later that year.In 1987 Veira returned to San Lorenzo where he stayed until 1990. He then returned to the club again in 1992, leading them to the 1995 Clausura championship. In 1996 he became the manager of Boca Juniors, staying with the club until 1998 when he took over as the coach of Bolivia. In 2000 he became manager of Club Atletico Lanus and in 2002 he took charge of Newell's Old Boys.After retiring as manager of Quilmes after only one month in charge Veira returned to San Lorenzo for a fourth time in 2004, by the end of this period, he had been manager of San Lorenzo for 371 games, making him San Lorenzo's longest serving manager in their history.

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