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 Norberto MÉNDEZ 1945-1951 
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Name: Norberto Doroteo Méndez


Country: :ARG: Argentina
Club: Huracán, Racing Club
Position: *SS, CF, AMF
Side: RF/RS
Age: 22-28 years (05/01/1923)

Height: 167 cm
Weight: 67 kg

Attack: 88
Defence: 37
Balance: 75
Stamina: 79
Top Speed: 81
Acceleration: 83
Response: 84
Agility: 89
Dribble Accuracy: 92
Dribble Speed: 83
Short Pass Accuracy: 86
Short Pass Speed: 75
Long Pass Accuracy: 84
Long Pass Speed: 79
Shot Accuracy: 84
Shot Power: 89
Shot Technique: 88
Free Kick Accuracy: 71
Curling: 69
Header: 73
Jump: 77
Technique: 90
Aggression: 91
Mentality: 75
Goalkeeper Skills: 50
Team Work: 79

Injury Tolerance: B
Condition: 6
Weak Foot Accuracy: 5
Weak Foot Frequency: 5
Consistency: 6
Growth Type: Standard Lasting

S03 - 1-on-1 Finish
P03 - Trickster
P04 - Darting Run

SPECIAL ABILITIES: Dribbling - Tactical Dribbling - 1-1 Scoring

Attack/Defence Awareness Card: Attack Minded


Méndez was a former Argentine football striker. He was born on January 5, 1923, in the city of Buenos Aires in Argentina. He played 31 games for the Argentina national football team and won 3 Copa América titles and 3 Primera Division Argentina titles in his career. He is perhaps most famous for being the all time top scorer in the history of the Copa América with 17 goals.*

Méndez started his playing career with Club Atlético Huracán in 1941. In 1947 he moved to Racing Club de Avellaneda where he helped the club become tricampeones (triple champions) by winning the Primera Division Argentina titles of 1949, 1950 and 1951.*

In 1954 Méndez moved to Club Atlético Tigre, he returned to Huracán in 1956 and he retired from football in 1958 at the age of 35.*

Méndez once said that he had three great loves in his life, Huracán was his girlfriend, Racing his wife and la selección (Argentina) was his passion.*

Méndez played for the Argentina national team between 1945 and 1956, he played 31 games and scored 19 goals. He is the equal 10th highest scoring player in the history of Argentine football.*

Méndez helped Argentina to win three Copa América titles, he scored 17 goals in the competition, making him the highest scoring player in the history of the tournament.*


Racing Club:
*Argentinean League: 1949, 1950, 1951

*Copa America: 1945, 1946, 1947

*Copa América all time top scorer: 17 goals
*Copa América top scorer 1945: 6 goals

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