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|Full name||Élmer Ángel Acevedo|
|Date of birth||27 January 1949|
|Place of birth||Chanmico, La Libertad, El Salvador|
|Date of death||30 August 2017(aged 68)|
|Place of death||Acajutla, Sonsonate, El Salvador|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 March 2008|
After six years in the first team, Acevedo retired in 1972 due to a serious injury to his left leg.
Acevedo represented El Salvador at the 1968 Olympic Games and in 1970 FIFA World Cup qualification, where he scored in 1 match against Honduras which sparked the infamous Football War. He also was a non-playing member of their 1970 World Cup Finals squad in Mexico.
- Elmer puso a descansar los tacos Archived 2012-09-30 at the Wayback Machine - El Salvador.com (in Spanish)
- Record at FIFA tournaments - FIFA
- 1970 FIFA World Cup Mexico - El Salvador squad - FIFA
- "Falleció Elmer Acevedo "La Zurda de Oro" - elsalvador.com". elsalvador.com. 30 August 2017. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
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