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Heriberto Herrera
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Full name Heriberto Herrera Udrizar
Date of birth April 24, 1926(1926-04-24)
Place of birth    Guarambaré, Paraguay
Date of death    July 26, 1996 (aged 70)
Place of death    Asunción, Paraguay
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Teniente Fariño
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*

1952-1959
Club Nacional
Atlético de Madrid
   
National team

1957
Paraguay
Spain

1 (0)
Teams managed
1960-1961
1962
1962-1963
1964-1969
1969-1971
1971-1973
1974-1975
1975-1976
1976-1977
1978
1982
CD Tenerife
Real Valladolid
RCD Espanyol
Juventus
Inter
Sampdoria
Atalanta
Las Palmas
Valencia CF
RCD Espanyol
Las Palmas

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

Heriberto Herrera Udrizar (April 24, 1926 – July 26, 1996) was a former football coach and former player. He was nicknamed "Iron Sergeant", due to his inflexible behaviour.

He was born in Guarambaré, Paraguay and died in Asunción, Paraguay.

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Career as a player

He played for Club Nacional of Paraguay and for several Spanish teams. While playing for the Paraguay national football team he led the team to win the 1953 Copa América against Brazil and was named the best player of the tournament. He later played one game for the Spain national football team in 1957.

Career as a coach

As a coach, he managed Spanish team (Elche CF and Spanish giant Valencia CF among them) and Italian giants Juventus and Inter Milan. He coached Juventus from 1964 to 1969, winning one scudetto in the 1966/67 season and one Coppa Italia in the 1964/65 season. Herrera ranks second in most games as a Juventus coach with 162 (Giovanni Trapattoni is first with 402games)[1].

As the coach of Internazionale he finished second in the 1969/70 season of the Serie A.

References

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