Luis Artime

Luis " Artillero " Artime ( born December 12, 1938 in Mendoza (city) ) is a former Argentine football player, who in his career seven times top scorer in the first leagues of Argentina and Uruguay was from 1962 to 1971. He scored from 1959 to 1973 in 302 first division matches in Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay 236 goals and is one of the world's best scorers.



In 1950, began in his hometown in the youth section at the club El Ciclon de Palmira Mendoza 's career " Served " Luis Artime. The prolific attacker came over the stopover CA Independiente with Junin 20 years to Atlanta Buenos Aires. In the capital, the actual career of the future striker began. With fast arrival, elegant dribbling and precise shots at full speed he sat by in Atlanta and scored 1961 in 25 goals in 30 league games. This also led on 17 May 1961 his debut in the Argentine national soccer team. From 1962 he went " Artillero " then at the " Red Devils" of CA River Plate hunting for goals. Despite his scoring prowess it was only enough to runner-up at River Plate. The first Championship he celebrated his move to CA Independiente in 1967. After a one-year spell at Palmeiras São Paulo the scorer celebrated in 1969 at Nacional Montevideo his greatest successes. He won with Nacional three times in a row from 1969 to 1971 the championship and secured in each case, the top scorer of La Liga, triumphed with his club in the 1971 Copa Libertadores and continued in the World Cup against the Greeks Panathinaikos Athens in December 1971 by. In Athens it was enough by a Artime hit a 1-1 draw and on December 29 at the Estadio Centenario Internacional sat down with two goals from striker Artime 2-1 goals against the team coached by Ferenc Puskás. 1974 ended Luis Artime his successful career in his home in Rosario.

National team (1961-1967)

In the 1966 World Cup he became Argentina's wirkungsvollstem striker. Luis Artime had just been sorted out after a complicated fracture and it herrührendem long injury loss and difficult mold assembly at CA River Plate and changed to CA Independiente. In England, however, he found back to its former strength and impressed in attack the team of coach Juan Carlos Lorenzo. In the first round match against Spain on July 13 at Villa Park in Birmingham, he scored both goals in the 2-1 victory. As in the Spanish defense with goalkeeper Jose Iribar and the central defenders Ignacio zoco and Francisco Gallego acted internationally recognized expert, its performance in the first group game was remarkable.

Three days later, on July 16, but he could against the German central defense with Vorstopper Wolfgang Weber and sweeper Willi Schulz not prevail. The game ended 0-0. In the final group game against Switzerland Artime got in Sheffield 's 2-0 1-0 success ahead. By a 0-1 against eventual champions England Argentina eventually dropped out before 90 584 spectators at Wembley Stadium in the quarterfinals. Goalkeeper Gordon Banks and the long Jack Charlton in conjunction with Bobby Moore prevented mainly in the team coached by Alf Ramsey further goals from Artime.

In January / February 1967, the center-forward with his side's second in South America Cup was. With five goals in five games he picked up while the scoring crown. In the deciding match for the title prevented the goalkeeper Ladislao Mazurkiewicz outstanding Uruguayan gates of Artime. He completed a total of 25 caps and scored 24 goals.