Pedro Magallanes

Pedro Magallanes (born June 14, 1956) is a retired Argentine football (soccer) midfielder who played professionally in Argentina and the United States.

Pedro Magallanes
Personal information
Full name Pedro Remigio Magallanes
Date of birth (1956-06-14) June 14, 1956
Place of birth Argentina
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Rosario Central
Talleres de Córdoba
Argentinos Juniors
Racing Club
Loma Negra
–1989 Hamilton Steelers
1988Vancouver 86ers (loan)
1989–1991 Fort Lauderdale Strikers
Teams managed
Tampa Bay Mutiny (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Magallanes had an extensive career in Argentina. He played the 1978-1979 season with Independiente and he has also played for Rosario Central and Talleres de Córdoba. He played for Argentinos Juniors during the 1980-1981 season. He also played for Racing Club and Loma Negra. In 1988, he moved north to the USA where he had an unsuccessful trial with the San Diego Sockers of the Major Indoor Soccer League. However, he joined the Hamilton Steelers of the Canadian Soccer League. In July 1988, the Steelers loaned Magallanes to the Vancouver 86ers. In May 1989, the Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the American Soccer League signed Magallanes.[1] On June 17, 1989, Jean Harbor struck Magallanes in the face, breaking his cheekbone during a game between the Strikers and the Washington Diplomats.[2] In 1997, Magallanes served briefly as an assistant coach with the Tampa Bay Mutiny of Major League Soccer and then coached for the soccer club Classic SC.


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