Roberto Perfumo

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Roberto Perfumo
Perfumo 1969.jpeg
Perfumo in 1969
Personal information
Date of birth (1942-10-03) 3 October 1942 (age 72)
Place of birth Sarandí, Argentina
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1960–1961 River Plate
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1962–1970 Racing Club 207 (14)
1971–1974 Cruzeiro 141 (6)
1975–1978 River Plate 110 (4)
National team
1964–1974 Argentina 37 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Roberto Alfredo Perfumo (born 3 October 1942) is a former Argentine footballer, currently working as sports commentator in the Argentine television.


Perfumo was born in Sarandí and his first approach to football was to play in his neighborhood team, named "Pulqui". In 1960 he debuted at the 5th. division of River Plate. Perfumo then became player of Racing Club, where he debuted in January 1964 in a match against Flamengo played at Santiago, Chile.

Perfumo's first position at the field was midfielder but he began to play as right back in the Racing reserve team. He debuted in Primera División promoted by Néstor Rossi during a match against Ferro Carril Oeste. Playing with Racing Club Perfumo was regarded as one of the best Argentine defenders, winning the Primera title, the Copa Libertadores and the Intercontinental Cup. In all those championship Perfumo was praised by critic and fans as the most notable player of Racing Club.[1]


Racing Club[edit]



  • Campeonato Mineiro: 3
1972, 1973, 1974

River Plate[edit]

1975 Metropolitano, 1977 Metropolitano, 1975 Nacional


Roberto Perfumo is currently sport analiyst in ESPN LatinAmérica in the program called Hablemos de Fútbol presented by Raúl Taquini or Enrique Sacco . Are broadcast Live from Monday to Friday at 21:00 on ESPN + and ESPN + HD (In the following feeds: North, South, Center, Eastern and Western). Roberto Perfumo is a currently sports commentator in matches of Summer Tournament in Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Ecuador, Brazil, El Salvador and Puerto Rico, main matches of Ligue 1, Primera B Nacional (except Argentina in parts of Latin América are broadcast live vía ESPN +), Audi Cup, South American Under-20 Championship, SanCor Cup and UEFA Champions League Under-20.