Former footballer and coach Carlos Timoteo Griguol, figure of Rosario Central, and of Argentine and world football, he remains serious in the hospital and his family has denied his death as some media in Argentina had advanced. On Spain directed for more than half a season at Real Betis Balompié in the 1999/00 season, being replaced after 22 rounds by Guus Hiddink, under whose direction the Verdiblanco team, full of footballers of the stature of Finidi, Alfonso, Denilson, Vidakovic, Prats or Solozabal, headed the way of Second division, next to Atlético de Madrid and to Sevilla FC, since the three historical ones descended simultaneously.
Griguol he is interned in the Los Arcos Sanatorium, in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Palermo, since April 12 due to a lung condition associated with a covid-19 diagnosis. Griguol had been vaccinated against the coronavirus at the clubhouse Ferro Carril Oeste just over a month ago.
Griguol debuted as a professional footballer in Atlanta in 1957 and in 1959 he was summoned to the Argentine team with which he won the Championship
South American, today called Cup
America. Griguol happened in 1966 to Rosario Central and played in the Scoundrel until his retirement in 1969 when he became a coach. His greatest successes as a coach were reaped in Argentina, where he won four titles: three leagues (Rosario Central in 1973, Ferro in 1982 and 1984) and a Interamerican Cup (River in 1987). He was also in charge of Tecos
Guadalajara (Mexico), Kimberley, Gymnastics
Silver, Betis Y Union of Santa Fe.