Miguel Ángel Brindisi

Miguel Ángel Brindisi ( born October 8, 1950 in Buenos Aires ) is a former Argentine football player and coach.

Playing career

The center forward Brindisi belonged in the 1970s to the most successful goalscorers of the first Argentine league. He played from 1967 to 1976 at Huracán. Here he played in the Argentine national football team and participated in the World Cup 1974 in Germany part. In 1976 he moved to Spain to UD Las Palmas, where he stood until 1979 under contract. In the National Team players like him but Mario Kempes ran into this time from the rank and he was not appointed by the new Argentine coach César Luis Menotti in the squad for the FIFA World Cup 1978 in their own country. In 1979 he went back to his home and started playing again for half a year at Huracan, then switch to the Boca Juniors, where he played together with Diego Maradona. His career ended in 1984 with Racing Club Avellaneda.

Coaching career

After the active career Brindisi worked as a trainer in Guatemala and was among others in 1987 Guatemalan champion with Municipal.