Simeone at Boca Juniors
|Date of birth||22 September 1934|
|Place of birth||Ciudadela, Argentina|
|Date of death||11 October 2014(aged 80)|
|Place of death||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of March 2008|
Carmelo "Cholo" Simeone, (22 September 1934 - 11 October 2014) was an Argentine football defender who won three league championships with Boca Juniors and played for the Argentina national team. Nicknamed "Cholo", he was known for his energetic playing style.
Simeone started his playing career in 1955 with Vélez Sársfield. In 1961 he joined Boca Juniors where he was an important defensive player in the teams that won the Argentine Primera in 1962, 1964 and 1965. Simeone left Boca In 1967 and spent some time playing for Sportivo Belgrano in the lower leagues of Argentine football.