Juan Carlos Oblitas

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Juan Carlos Oblitas
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Full name Juan Carlos Oblitas Saba
Date of birth February 16, 1951 (1951-02-16) (age 63)
Place of birth    Mollendo, Arequipa, Peru
Playing position Forward
Youth career
Universitario de Deportes
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1968–1975
1975–1976
1976–1977
1978–1980
1981–1984
1984–1985
Universitario de Deportes
Elche CF
Club Deportivo Veracruz
Sporting Cristal
R.F.C. Sérésien
Universitario de Deportes
   
National team
1973-1985 Peru 63 (11)
Teams managed
1987–1990
1990–1995
1996–1999
1999–2001
2003
2004
2004–2006
2007-
Universitario de Deportes
Sporting Cristal
Peru
Sporting Cristal
Alajuelense
Universidad San Martín de Porres
LDU
Sporting Cristal

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

Juan Carlos Oblitas Saba (Mollendo, Arequipa, 1951) is a former Peruvian football (soccer) player and currently a football manager, who is nicknamed El Ciego ("The Blind One"). Oblitas was an extraordinary outside left wing forward at the national team level for Peru back in the 70s and 80s.

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Biography

Juan Carlos Oblitas, el Ciego, was born in Mollendo, Arequipa on February 16, 1951. He is married to Virginia Villamarin and has three children (Gisella, Juan Fernando, and Vanessa).

As a player, he was a participant at the 1978 and 1982 FIFA World Cups. He obtained 64 international caps with Peru, and won the Copa América 1975. He played at the club level for Universitario and Sporting Cristal in Peru, as well as Elche in Spain, Veracruz in Mexico and R.F.C. Sérésien in Belgium.

As a manager, he won the Primera División Peruana national title with Universitario (1987) and Sporting Cristal (1994, 1995), as well as the Campeonato Ecuatoriano de Fútbol with Liga Deportiva Universitaria (Quito) (2005). In the period 1996-99 he coached the Peru national football team, missing the 1998 World Cup finals on goal difference.

Titles

As a player

Season Club Title
1971 Peru Universitario de Deportes Peruvian League
1974 Peru Universitario de Deportes Peruvian League
1975 Peru Peru national team Copa America
1979 Peru Sporting Cristal Peruvian League
1980 Peru Sporting Cristal Peruvian League
1985 Peru Universitario de Deportes Peruvian League

As a manager

Season Club Title
1987 Peru Universitario de Deportes Peruvian League
1991 Peru Sporting Cristal Peruvian League
1994 Peru Sporting Cristal Peruvian League
1995 Peru Sporting Cristal Peruvian League
1999 Peru Peru national team Kirin Cup
2005 Ecuador Liga Deportiva Universitaria de Quito Serie A de Ecuador

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