Guillermo La Rosa
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Guillermo La Rosa
Guillermo La Rosa
Personal information
Full name Guillermo Claudio La Rosa Laguna
Date of birth (1952-06-06) June 6, 1952 (age 68)
Place of birth Lima, Peru
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position(s) Forward
Youth career
Porvenir Miraflores
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1973-1975 Defensor Lima
1976-1977 Sport Boys
1978-1979 Alianza Lima
1979-1983 Atlético Nacional 160 (50)
1984-1985 América de Cali 27 (8)
1986 Deportivo Pereira 29 (5)
1987 Cúcuta Deportivo 6 (0)
1988-1989 LDU Quito
National team
1973-1982 Peru 39 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of January 2009

Guillermo Claudio La Rosa Laguna (born June 6, 1952) is a retired football forward from Peru.

He competed for the Peru national football team at the 1978 and 1982 FIFA World Cup,[1] wearing the number nineteen jersey. Nicknamed the 'tank' for his corpulence, Guillermo La Rosa scored the last Peruvian goal for 36 years against Poland in a World Cup match in Spain 1982.

Club career

La Rosa played for Peruvian clubs Defensor Lima, Sport Boys and Alianza Lima where he claimed the title in 1978. That year he was one of the Copa Libertadores top scorers with 8 goals. Between 1979 and 1987 he played for Atletico Nacional, America de Cali, Deportivo Pereira and Cúcuta Deportivo of Colombia.

He retired in 1989, playing for Ecuadorian club Liga de Quito, and currently works as a coach for children in a football academy in Lima.

International career

La Rosa made 39 appearances for the Peru national football team.[2] He retired from international competition after playing the 1982 FIFA World Cup.




See also


  1. ^ Guillermo La Rosa - FIFA competition record
  2. ^ Pierrend, José Luis (2009-05-28). "Peru - Record International Players". RSSSF.

External links

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