Former Colombian footballer, Carlos Arango, known as "El Maestro" has died at age 86 in Los Angeles, United States.
The Former Colombian striker of the national team is remembered for scoring the first goal for his team in the World Cup qualifying rounds on October 16, 1957 against Uruguay, played in Bogotá.
Arango, also played with Deportes Caldas, Deportes Samario, Atlético Nacional, Independiente Santa Fe, Deportivo Independiente Medellín, Cúcuta Deportivo, Unión Magdalena and Millonarios and in México played for Monarcas Morelia.
Throughout his career he scored 178 goals. He won the Central American and Caribbean Games in 1946.