Santiago Santamaría

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Santiago Santamaría
Personal information
Full name Santiago Santamaría
Date of birth (1952-08-22)August 22, 1952
Place of birth San Nicolás de los Arroyos, Argentina
Date of death July 27, 2013(2013-07-27) (aged 60)
Place of death Córdoba city, Argentina
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971–1974 Newell's Old Boys
1974–1979 Stade de Reims 148 (41)
1980–1985 Newell's Old Boys
National team
1980–1982 Argentina 10 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Santiago "Cucurucho" Santamaría (22 August 1952 – 27 July 2013) was a former Argentine footballer.

During his club career he played for Newell's Old Boys (1971–1974, 1980–1985) and Stade de Reims (1974–1979). He played for the Argentina national football team in the 1982 FIFA World Cup.

After his retirement, he settled in Córdoba, where he died from a heart attack on 27 July 2013.[1]

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