Alberto Santelli

Full name: Alberto Raúl Santelli Fernández

Date of birth: 14 June 1953

Place of birth: Montevideo, Uruguay

Height: 1.78 m 

weight: 80 Kg

Playing position: Midfielder



Alberto Raúl Santelli Fernández was born on 14 June1953. He has been four years at the Naval Academy and one day he decided to play football. He started in the Quinta de Penarol Central but when he passed 19 years he returned to Peñarol. Here Santelli founded many young players and because of too much turnover he thought to pass to Defensor.

People today remebers Santelli as a great goleador, he scored goals in every fields of América. He scored with Peñarol, Atlético Junior de Barranquilla, Santa Fe, Independiente Medellín, Deportivo Pereira and Cerro. Santelli had his best seasons at Defensor where he collected 147 appearances scoring 92 goles, he is the second top scorer of defensors' hostory, after Juan Emilio Píriz. He is considered today a legend for Defensor supporters.

Years Team Apps Goals
1974-1975 Penarol    
1975-1977 Defensor Sporting Club    
1977-1978 Junior    
1979-1980 Santa Fe    
1981-1982 Medellin    
1983 Defensor Sporting Club    
1984 Pereira    
1985 Corro Montevideo    
National team      
1975-1983 Uruguay 13