Juan Ricardo Faccio
|Full name||Juan Ricardo Faccio Porta|
|Date of birth||
1936 (age 79–80)
|Place of birth||Montevideo, Uruguay|
|–||→ Fenix (loan)|
|–||River Plate de Montevideo|
|–||Liverpool de Montevideo|
|1983||Independiente Santa Fe|
|1986–1987||Cobras de Ciudad Juárez|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Juan Ricardo Faccio Porta (born 1936) is a former Uruguayan football player and manager.
Born in the Jacinto Vera neighborhood of Montevideo, Faccio began playing football as a defender with Club Nacional de Football in the late 1950s. He went on loan to C.A. Fenix and returned to Nacional. Faccio also played for River Plate de Montevideo and Liverpool de Montevideo.
After he retired from playing, Faccio became a football manager and later a sports journalist. He managed local side C.A. Peñarol before moving abroad to manage the El Salvador national football team in 1977 followed by several clubs in Mexico and Colombia. While in Mexico, Faccio managed Coyotes Neza from 1978 to 1982, leading the club for 157 Mexican Primera División matches.
Arrest and imprisonment
In June 2006, Faccio was arrested following a shooting incident outside his home. A 39-year-old man had an altercation with Faccio's daughter earlier in the day, and Faccio shot him in the knee, resulting in the man being taken to the hospital for surgery. Faccio was convicted of causing serious injury aggravated by the use of a weapon and spent three months in prison.
- "Juan Ricardo Faccio, un fenómeno..." [Juan Ricardo Faccio, a phenomenon...] (PDF) (in Spanish). El Bocón. 16 November 2011.
- "Orden de captura para periodista acusado de balear a vecino" [Arrest warrant for journalist accused of shooting a neighbor] (in Spanish). El Pais. 2 June 2006.
- Reyes Padilla, Macario (18 September 2008). "Mexico - International Matches Details 1970-1979". RSSSF.
- Rosas, Sergio Luis (16 December 2009). "Recuerdos del Ayer" [Memories of yesterday] (in Spanish). El Siglo de Torreón.
- "Juan Ricardo Faccio fue remitido a prisión" [Juan Ricardo Faccio was sent to prison] (in Spanish). La Red 21. 4 June 2006.
- Profile at MedioTiempo