Nicolás Leoz Almirón was President of CONMEBOL from 1986 to 2013. Leoz assumed the presidency in 1986 and in February 2006, he was reelected as President for a sixth term. He is Paraguayan and he received Colombian citizenship in 2008. On April 23, 2013, Leoz resigned from both the FIFA Executive Committee and the CONMEBOL presidency, citing health issues.
|Born:||Nicolás Leoz Almirón, 10, 1928, Pirizal, Chaco Paraguayo, Paraguay|
|Spouse(s):||María Clemencia Pérez|
|Preceded by:||Teófilo Salinas Fuller|
|Succeeded by:||Eugenio Figueredo|
About Nicolas Leoz
Sports executive who was best known for being the President of the South American Football Confederation from 1986 to 2013.
He worked as a sports journalist before earning his law degree from the National University of Asuncion in 1957.
He was forced to end his long tenure as the President of CONMEBOL because of health issues in 2013.
He grew up with 9 siblings: Guillermo, Pomposa, Sara, Eusebio, Cesar, Modesto, Maria, Isidore and Cesareo.
He was a graduate of the National university of Asuncion, which is also true for Cecilio Baez .
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