Carlos Timoteo Griguol passes away at the age of 86

Carlos Timoteo Griguol passes away at the age of 86

Carlos Timoteo Griguol passed away this May 6, at the age of 86

The former Rosario Central player had been admitted to the Los Arcos sanatorium with pneumonia, pneumonia and fever.

Griguol was the coach of Rosario Central, Tecos de Guadalajara, Kimberley, Ferro Carril Oeste, River Plate, Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata, Real Betis and Unión de Santa Fe.

The former footballer and current coach Víctor Marchesini, Griguol’s son-in-law, was the one who confirmed the sad news through his twitter account.

Timo left us. Thank you for everything, old man, impossible not to have you present minute by minute. I’m going to miss you. RIP.

Griguol was the Rosario Central coach who won the 1973 National Championship. With Ferro Carril Oeste he won the National Championship in 1982 and in 1984. In Gymnastics and Fencing, La Plata did not win titles, but was runner-up in the 1995 and 1996 Closures and the 1998 Apertura. He directed almost 300 games and the team from La Plata named him “honorary member.”

He was also on the River Plate bench and won the 1987 Inter-American Cup. Kimberley, Unión, Tecos de Guadalajara and Betis are the other clubs he managed.

As a footballer, Griguol played in Atlanta from 1957 to 1965 and in Rosario Central between 1966 and 1969. With Atlanta he won the 1958 Sweden Cup and with the Argentine team he won the 1959 South American Championship.

In 2016, Ferro inaugurated a monument in his honor at the club’s facilities.

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