Ricardo Altamirano

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Ricardo Altamirano
Personal information
Full name Ricardo Daniel Altamirano
Date of birth (1965-12-12) December 12, 1965 (age 48)
Place of birth Laguna Paiva, Argentina
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1982–1986 Unión de Santa Fe
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–1988 Unión de Santa Fe 63 (0)
1988–1992 Independiente 102 (0)
1992–1997 River Plate 123 (4)
1997–1998 Unión de Santa Fe 31 (1)
National team
1991–1995 Argentina 27 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 April 2008.
† Appearances (Goals).

Ricardo Daniel Altamirano (born 12 December 1965 in Laguna Paiva, Santa Fe) is a former Argentina international footballer.

Altamirano signed as a youth player in 1982 at Unión de Santa Fe, he made his breakthrough into the first team in 1986, but left the club shortly after their relegation from the Argentine Primera in 1988.

Altamirano joined Club Atlético Independiente in 1988, he was part of the squad that won the 1988-1989 championship.

Altamirano received his first call-up to the Argentina national team in 1991. He played in three Copa Américas, he was part of the winning squad in 1991 and 1993 and part of the team that were eliminated in the Quarter finals by Brazil in 1995. Altamirano also represented Argentina in the FIFA Confederations Cup in 1992 won by Argentina.

In 1992 Altamirano joined River Plate where he went on to another six major titles, 4 league titles, the Copa Libertadores 1996 and the Supercopa Sudamericana 1997.

Club titles[edit]

Season Team Title
1988–1989 Argentina Independiente Primera División Argentina
Apertura 1993 Argentina River Plate Primera División Argentina
Apertura 1994 Argentina River Plate Primera División Argentina
1996 Argentina River Plate Copa Libertadores
Apertura 1996 Argentina River Plate Primera División Argentina
1997 Argentina River Plate Supercopa Sudamericana
Clausura 1997 Argentina River Plate Primera División Argentina

International titles[edit]

Season Team Title
1991 Argentina Argentina Copa América
1992 Argentina Argentina FIFA Confederations Cup
1993 Argentina Argentina Copa América

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