1 Bochini -Synopsis
Ricardo Enrique Bochini (born January 25, 1954 in Zárate, Buenos Aires) is an Argentine former professional football player. He is nicknamed El Bocha.
Bochini, an attacking midfielder, is one of the most emblematic players in the history of club Independiente. A one club man, in his 20 years of professional football, from 1972 to 1991, Bochini played only for Independiente, and was a member of the club during its most successful era, winning 8 international titles, 4 Argentine championships, and the 1986 World Cup – where, truth be told, he played just a few minutes during the semifinals match against Belgium.
Although he was not a prolific goalscorer, he was one of the best Playmakers of the 1980s, often making assists for teammates to score. Even after he retired, the expression pases bochinescos ("bochinesque passes") refers to precise passes made to a forward to leave him one on one against the goalie, bypassing the opponent's defenders.
He played a total of 740 league matches, scoring 107 goals. He is the all-time record holder for the most matches played for a single club in the Argentine top division.
fifth division Barracas Bolívar decided to include him to play a few minutes in an official match to be played on February 27th of 2007, 16 years after his retirement, as a recognition to his career.
2 Bochini -Honours
Season Club Title
1973 Independiente Copa Libertadores
1973 Independiente Copa Intercontinental
1974 Independiente Copa Libertadores
1974 Independiente Copa Interamericana
1975 Independiente Copa Libertadores
1975 Independiente Copa Interamericana
Nacional 1977 Independiente primera Division Argentina
Nacional 1978 Independiente Primera Division Argentina
Metropolitano1983 Independiente Primera Division Argentina
1984 Independiente Copa Libertadores
1984 Independiente Copa Intercontinental
1986 Argentina 1986 FIFA World Cup
1988-1989 Independiente Primera Division Argentina