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|Full name||Ricardo Omar Giusti|
|Date of birth||December 11, 1956|
|Place of birth||Arroyo Seco, Argentina|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Playing position||Defensive Midfielder|
|1975–1978||Newell's Old Boys||108||(10)|
|1991–1992||Unión de Santa Fe||31||(3)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
He won the FIFA World Cup with Argentina in 1986, where he played in every game for the eventual champions. He also played in the 1990 FIFA World Cup where, after missing the first two group matches, he went on to figure in every game up till the semi-finals where Argentina knocked out Italy. Giusti was sent off in that match after a second bookable offence where he elbowed Italian forward Roberto Baggio.
Giusti is currently 22nd in the appearance records for Argentina with 53 caps. Giusti played a part in 5 major tournaments for Argentina.
During his career Giusti also played for Unión de Santa Fe, Argentinos Juniors and Newell's Old Boys, but he had most of his success with Independiente where he captained the team in their most successful era. He was named as the club's best midfielder during Independiente's 90th anniversary.
He won the FIFA World Cup with Argentina in 1986 and was also a runner-up in the 1990 FIFA World Cup. With 53 caps Giusti is currently 22nd in the appearance records for Argentina. he played a part in 5 major tournaments.
During his career Giusti also played for Unión de Santa Fe, Argentinos Juniors and Newell's Old Boys, but he had most of his success with Independiente where he was part of the teams that won the Primera Division Argentina titles in Metropolitano 1983 and in the 1988-1989 season.
|Argentina national team|
- Argentine Primera División (2): Metropolitano 1983, 1988-89
- Copa Libertadores (1): 1984
- Intercontinental Cup (1): 1984
- Ricardo Giusti at National-Football-Teams.com