Roberto Fleitas
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Roberto Fleitas

Roberto Fleitas
Personal information
Full name Roberto Fleitas
Date of birth 1933 (age 85–86)
Place of birth Uruguay
Playing position Center back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
National team
Teams managed
1979 Progreso
1983 Central Español
1985 Progreso
1987-1988 Uruguay
1988 Nacional
1989-1990 Peñarol
1990-1992 Nacional
1997 Nacional
2000 Liverpool
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Roberto Fleitas (born 1933[1]) is a Uruguayan football head coach and former center back who managed the Uruguayan national team and several top level Uruguayan clubs.


He played as a center back.[2] After retiring, Roberto Fleitas started a career as a head coach. He won the 1987 Copa América as Uruguay national football team coach, and won the 1992 Uruguayan Primera División, the 1988 Copa Libertadores[3] and the 1988 Intercontinental Cup as Nacional's head coach.[4] He won the South American Coach of the Year award in 1988.[5]


  1. ^ "Qué es de la vida de..." (in Spanish). Ovación Digital. Archived from the original on September 1, 2011. Retrieved 2011.
  2. ^ Rubén Olivera (May 21, 2007). "La copa de las sorpresas" (in Spanish). La República. Retrieved 2011.
  3. ^ Frank Ballesteros (August 6, 2001). "South American Country and Club Champions". RSSSF. Retrieved 2011.
  4. ^ "Roberto Fleitas: "Vivimos un hecho historico"" (in Spanish). La República. December 11, 2002. Retrieved 2011.
  5. ^ José Luis Pierrend (June 16, 2009). "South American Coach and Player of the Year". RSSSF. Retrieved 2011.

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