Fabián Basualdo

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Fabián Basualdo
Personal information
Full name Fabián Armando Basualdo
Date of birth (1964-02-26) February 26, 1964 (age 52)
Place of birth Rosario, Argentina
Playing position Right Back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982–1988 Newell's Old Boys 300 (total) (4)
1988–1993 River Plate 160 (1)
1993–1996 Newell's Old Boys (see above)
1997–1998 Godoy Cruz
1998–1999 Almirante Brown
1999–2000 Platense
National team
1983 Argentina U20 6 (0)
1991–1993 Argentina 29 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of May 2007.

Fabián Basualdo ( born 26 February 1964 in Rosario, Santa Fe) is a retired Argentine football defender who played for a number of clubs in Argentina the Argentina national football team.[1]

Basualdo started his career with Newell's Old Boys in 1982 and remains 5th on the all time appearances list for the club with 300 appearances. He also helped the team to win the 1987-1988 league title.

After the successful league campaign of 87-88 he was signed by Argentine giants River Plate where he won a further 3 league titles.

In 1991 Basualdo was part of the triumphant Argentina squad that won the Copa América.

In 1993 Basualdo rejoined Newell's where he played until 1996. He then moved down a division where he played for Godoy Cruz, Almirante Brown and Club Atlético Platense before he retired in 2000.


Season Club Title
1987–1988 Argentina Newell's Old Boys Primera Division Argentina
1989–1990 Argentina River Plate Primera Division Argentina
1991 Argentina Argentina Copa América
Apertura 1991 Argentina River Plate Primera Division Argentina
1993 Argentina Argentina Copa América
Apertura 1993 Argentina River Plate Primera Division Argentina


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