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Luis Carniglia

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Luis Carniglia was a footballer and coach from Argentina. He played for Boca Juniors in the 1940s.

Carniglia played for Club Atletico Tigre before joining Boca Juniors, Carniglia was part of Boca's team that won the 1940 Primera Division Argentina and Copa Ibaguren. In 1941 he was seriously injured in a game against San Lorenzo, he went on to play for Chacarita Juniors but he never returned to his best form.

Carniglia went on to coach Real Madrid from 1957 until 1959. During this time he won the European Cup twice - 1958 with a 3-2 win over AC Milan and in 1959 with a 2-0 win over Reims, he also had a spell as General Manager of Boca Juniors with Silvio Marzolini as the coach. He was the first president of AFA (asociasion de futbolistas agremiados).

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