Alberto Vernet Basualdo

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Alberto Vernet Basualdo
Alberto Vernet Basulado - Entrainement du stade toulousain le 18 juillet 2011.jpg
Nickname Oso (Bear)
Date of birth (1982-06-08) June 8, 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 109 kg (17 st 2 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Hooker
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Apps (points)
2007–2011
2002–2007
Toulouse
Alumni
0 (0)
Correct as of 25 september 2007
National team(s)
Years Club / team Apps (points)
2004–present Argentina 12 (0)
Correct as of 21 November 2011

Alberto Vernet Basualdo (born June 8, 1982 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) is an Argentine rugby union player. His position is hooker. He started playing in Buenos Aires for Asociación Alumni and for Toulouse in France four years; he also played for the Argentine national rugby team, his debut for Los Pumas was on December 4, 2004.

In 2005 he suffered a career threatening neck injury displacing the 5th vertebra and the Intervertebral disc, but he recovered and was selected to represent Argentina at the 2007 Rugby World Cup. He joined Toulouse after the end of the tournament.

External links[edit]