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Full name
Jorge Luis Burruchaga

70 kg

Arsenal de Sarandi

1.8 m



Jorge Burruchaga

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Date of birth
(1962-10-09) 9 October 1962 (age 53)

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Place of birth
Playing position
Midfielder, Forward

Jorge burruchaga

Jorge Luis Burruchaga ([ˈxorxe βuruˈtʃaɣa]; nicknamed Burru, born 9 October 1962) is an Argentine association football coach and former professional football player, born in Gualeguay, Entre Ríos. 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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Club career

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Burruchaga started playing in 1980 for Arsenal de Sarandí in Argentina's then second division.

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He was bought by Independiente in 1982 and debuted in a victory against Estudiantes de La Plata on 12 February. He was part of the team that won the Metropolitano 1983, the Copa Libertadores and the Intercontinental Cup in 1984.

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He was then transferred to French team Nantes, where he played for seven years. He also played one year for Valenciennes, where he was involved in a bribing scandal involving the French and European champions Olympique de Marseille 'buying' a 1–0 league win at Valenciennes on 20 May 1993. Marseille midfield player Jean-Jacques Eydelie and the club's general manager, Jean-Pierre Bernes, had offered him money to throw the game, Burruchaga said he agreed but then changed his mind. He was subsequently given a suspended six months sentence when judgment was delivered on 15 May 1995.

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He returned to Argentina for his last spell in Independiente, when he won a Supercopa Sudamericana and a Recopa Sudamericana both in 1995.

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He retired from professional football on 10 April 1998 in a match against Vélez Sársfield.

International career

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Burruchaga was part of the team that won the 1986 FIFA World Cup, scoring two goals, including the goal that gave Argentina the 3–2 victory against West Germany in the final match. He also participated in all Argentine matches at the 1990 FIFA World Cup and scored one goal in the tournament. He scored a total of 13 goals for Argentina in 59 games between 1983 and 1990.

Managerial career

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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. He has also managed Banfield from 2008 to 2009

On 5 May 2009, Burruchaga returned to Arsenal de Sarandí but resigned in 2010. He managed Paraguayan Club Libertad since 2011. He managed Atletico Rafaela in the Argentinian Primera Division from 2012 to June 2014. In 2015, Burruchaga returned to Rafaela in his second period as a coach.


  • Argentine Primera División: Metropolitano 1983
  • Copa Libertadores: 1984
  • Intercontinental Cup: 1984
  • Supercopa Sudamericana: 1995
  • Recopa Sudamericana: 1995
  • International

  • FIFA World Cup: 1986
  • Individual

  • Copa América Top Scorer: 1983
  • French Division 1 Foreign Player of the Year: 1985–86
  • References

    Jorge Burruchaga Wikipedia