Raul Vicente Amarilla Vera ( Spanish: Raúl Vicente Amarilla Vera ; October 20, 1961, Luke ) - Paraguayan footballer, striker. In 1990 he was recognized as the footballer of the year in South America. In that year, Amarilla won the Libertadores Cup with Asuncion's Olympia .
Raul Vicente Amarilla
|Full name||Raul Vicente Amarilla Vera|
|Born||July 19, 1960 (59 years old)|
Luque , Paraguay
|Citizenship|| Paraguay |
|Position||youth team coach|
Raul began his career at Sportivo Luqueno , at the age of 17 he was bought by the Spanish club Real Zaragoza . There, in the 1982/83 season, he became the second La Liga scorer in the dispute. In 1985, Amarilla was bought by Barcelona . As part of the Catalans, he became the champion of Spain and the owner of the Spanish Cup .
Amarilla made perhaps the biggest mistake of his career by playing 2 matches for the youth national team of Spain . Subsequently, this did not allow one of the best scorers in the world at the turn of the 1980s-90s to play for the national team of Paraguay .
At the club level, upon returning to Paraguay, to Olimpia, starting in 1988, Amarilla achieved significant success by winning a number of domestic and international trophies.
Amarilla currently works as a football coach.
Titles and Achievements
- Champion of Spain (1): 1984/85
- Champion of Paraguay (2): 1988, 1993
- Spanish Cup Winner (1): 1987/88
- Libertadores Cup Winner (1): 1990
- Recop Owner (1): 1990
- Intercontinental Cup Winner (1): 1990
- South America Footballer of the Year (1): 1990
- Libertadores Cup Top Scorer (1): 1989
- Paraguayan top scorer (1): 1988