Osvaldo Pangrazio

Osvaldo Pangrazio Kollak ( born November 7, 1957 in Asunción ) is a Paraguayan former football player who now works as a surgeon and traumatologist.



Pangrazio started his career with the Paraguayan Football Club Presidente Hayes and debuted in 1977 in the first division against Club Olimpia. Since Hayes was clear at the end of the season relegated, then he moved to Nacional. After his involvement there, he played in Mexico for CD Veracruz and in Colombia for Deportivo Pereira. In 1981 he returned to Paraguay, played for Guaraní and then he moved to Olympia, where he spent most of his career as a professional footballer. He was several times champion and became a crowd favorite. The last club of his career was finally Cerro Porteño. In the course of his training as a trauma surgeon, he played a few weeks with the SG Wattenscheid 09 and later as compensatory time off at SV Weitmar 09


During his time as a footballer Pangrazio studied medicine and graduated successfully in 1986. Pangrazio The following year moved to Bochum, there to focus his specialization as traumatologist. He worked until his return to Paraguay in 1997 as a physician at the University Hospital Bergmannsheil Bochum. In Paraguay he worked until 1999 as a team physician of the club Olimpia, and later as a team. Doctor of the Paraguay national football team, which, he worked on during the Football World Cup 2006 in Germany Today, he works exclusively as a doctor for the Migone and San Roque Hospital in Asunción, but is also a member of the sports medicine committee of the Paraguayan national team.


Pangrazio maintains good contacts with Europe and mediated among other things, Roque Santa Cruz as the first Paraguayan player in the Bundesliga for Bayern Munich.