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Jorge Luis Burruchaga
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Personal information
Full name Jorge Luis Burruchaga
Date of birth October 9, 1962 (1962-10-09) (age 47)
Place of birth    Gualeguay, Argentina
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Arsenal de Sarandí
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1979–1981
1982–1985
1985–1992
1992–1993
1995–1998
Arsenal de Sarandí
Independiente
FC Nantes
FC Valenciennes
Independiente
00? 0(?)
146 (53)
140 (27)
032 (10)
089 (19)   
National team
1983–1990 Argentina 059 (13)
Teams managed
2002–2005
2005–2006
2006–2007
2008–2009
2009–
Arsenal de Sarandí
Estudiantes
Independiente
Banfield
Arsenal de Sarandí

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

Jorge Luis Burruchaga (born 9 October, 1962 in Gualeguay, Entre Ríos) is a former Argentine professional football player, and currently manager of Arsenal de Sarandí in the Primera División Argentina. He played both as an attacking midfielder and striker and is famous for scoring the winning goal in the final of the 1986 FIFA World Cup.

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Career

Burru was part of the team that won the 1986 FIFA World Cup, scoring the goal that gave Argentina the 3:2 victory against Germany in the final match. He also participated in all Argentine matches at the 1990 FIFA World Cup. He scored a total of 13 goals for Argentina in 59 games between 1983 and 1990.[1]

With Independiente he won an Argentine league in 1983, a Copa Libertadores (top scorer with 6 goals), and an Intercontinental Cup in 1984.

After joining the French championship and FC Nantes in 1985, he was banned for two years from French football in 1994, accused of passive corruption while playing for US Valenciennes-Anzin[2] in a match-fixing scandal involving his side and Olympique de Marseille.[3][4]

Burruchaga coached Arsenal de Sarandí since its arrival to first division in 2002, and succeeded in keeping the team far from the bottom of the standings. For the 2005/06 season, he signed with Estudiantes de La Plata. In May 2006, he moved to Independiente and resigned on April 2007. World Cup winner Jorge Burruchaga quit as coach first division Banfield on Sunday March 22 2009.

On May 05 2009 Arsenal de Sarandí have signed him as coach for one season, the former Banfield coach has already managed Arsenal de Sarandí from 2002 to 2005. Moreover, he was an Arsenal player from 1979 to 1981. Burruchaga has told ESPN Radio he is thrilled to return to Arsenal de Sarandí[5].

Statistics

  • 1st match : February 12 1982 (Independiente 4 - 1 Estudiantes)
  • 1st goal : February 27 1982 (Unión San Vicente 2 - 3 Independiente 40')
  • last match : April 10 1998 (Vélez Sársfield 3 - 0 Independiente)

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Simple English

Jorge Burruchaga
Personal information
Full name Jorge Luis Burruchaga
Date of birth 9 October 1962 (1962-10-09) (age 48)
Place of birth    Gualeguay, Argentina
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
Playing position Midfielder (retired)
Senior clubs
Years Club
1979-1980
1981-1984
1985-1992
1992-1993
1994-1998
Arsenal Sarandí
Independiente
Nantes
Valenciennes
Independiente
National team
1983-1990 Argentina
Teams managed
2002-2005
2005-2006
2006-2007
2008-2009
2009-2010
Arsenal Sarandí
Estudiantes La Plata
Independiente
Banfield
Arsenal Sarandí

Jorge Burruchaga (born 9 October 1962) is a former Argentine football player. He has played for Argentina national team.

Club career statistics

[1]

Club Performance League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
FranceLeague
1985/86NantesDivision 1369
1986/87306
1987/88102
1988/8962
1989/90274
1990/9130
1991/92284
1992/93ValenciennesDivision 13210
ArgentinaLeague
1994/95IndependientePrimera División111
1995/96276
1996/97319
1997/98203
CountryFrance 17227
Argentina 8919
Total 26146

International career statistics

Argentina national team
YearAppsGoals
198373
1984122
198593
1986102
198711
198800
198970
1990112
Total5713

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