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Jose Omar Pastoriza

Jose Omar Pastoriza (born on 23 May 1942 in Rosario - died on 2 August 2004 in Buenos Aires) was a football midfielder for Independiente, AS Monaco, and the Argentina national football team, as well as manager for many teams including the Venezuelan national team.

El Pato Pastoriza ("The Duck") started playing in Rosario Central but gained renown with Colon, from there he moved to Racing Club, but due to poor results of the team and the precarious economical situation was transferred to rival Independiente after 53 matches. with Independiente he played 6 years winning 3 first division tournaments and a Copa Libertadores. In 1971 he was awarded the Olimpia de Oro, which is given to the Argentine footballer of the year.

Pastoriza began his managerial career in 1976 with Independiente, a club he would return to many times over the next three decades. He also worked as the manager of Talleres de Cordoba on many occasions. He had a single stint as manager of several Argentine clubs including; Racing Club, Boca Juniors and Argentinos Juniors.

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