‘Mandrake’, who stood out in Chilean soccer in the 1960s, was the first foreign player to play for Cacique.
Bad news was revealed to the fans of Colo-Colo this Friday morning. And it is that through their social networks, the Social and Sports Club reported on the death of walter jimenezan 83-year-old Argentine who had a historic stint with the Cacique and who, in addition, wore several shirts during the 1960s in Chilean soccer.
‘Mandrake’, as he was nicknamed during his time in the national tournament, was “the first foreign player to sign for Colo-Colo after the nationalization rule and one of its great figures”They commented on the post.
The former Argentine player defended the colors of the Eternal Champion between 1963 and 1966. In addition, he obtained the Chilean championship title in his first year in Los Albos. Whoever was a center forward also wore the shirts of Audax Italian, Palestinian and Sports Concepciónin addition to his outstanding passage through Independent of Avellaneda, squad from where he arrived at Colo-Colo. he was also selected trans-andeanwith which he was crowned as the Pan American monarch in 1960.
In his time at the Cacique, Walter Jiménez disputed 104 games scoring 32 goals. Rest in peace dear ‘Mandrake’!