Juan Jose Pizzuti
Juan Jose Pizzuti is a former Argentine football striker and football manager. He enjoyed his most notable successes as player and manager with Racing Club de Avellaneda.
Pizzuti was born in the Barracas neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, at the age of 14 he joined the Banfield youth team.
Pizzuti made his breakthrough into the Banfield first team in 1947 at the age of 19. He became the topscorer in the Argentine league in 1949, this brought him to the attention of several major clubs and he eventually signed for River Plate in 1951.
RSSSF South American Championship 1959
Futbol Factory profile
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