Luis Antonio Amuchástegui
|Full name||Luis Antonio Amuchástegui|
|Date of birth||December 12, 1960|
|Place of birth||Córdoba, Argentina|
|1980–1983||Racing de Córdoba||224 total||(65)|
|1988–1991||Racing de Córdoba||(see above)|
|1992||General Paz Juniors||?||(?)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 October 2007
Luis Antonio Amuchástegui (born 12 December 1960 in Córdoba) is a former Argentine footballer. He played for a number of clubs in Argentina and represented the Argentina national football team. he played over 200 games for Racing de Córdoba.
Amuchástegui started his career with Racing de Córdoba, he was an important member of the team that contested the final of the Nacional championship in 1980. In 1983, he travelled to Spain to join Valencia CF for a fee of US$300,000 but he could not acclimatise to life in Europe and returned to Argentina without signing the contract, Valencia eventually signed Juan Jose Urruti instead, and Amuchástegui spent several months without a club before joining San Lorenzo de Almagro in 1984.
Amuchástegui moved to Mexico in 1986 and played for América. After a few years in Mexico he returned to Argentina to play for Racing de Córdoba and then General Paz Juniors in the lower leagues. In 1992, he joined San Lorenzo for pre-season training but walked out of the club without playing a single game for them. This incident marked his retirement from professional football.
|1985–1986||River Plate||Primera División Argentina|
|1986||River Plate||Copa Libertadores|
- (in Spanish) Futbol Ochentoso article
- (in Spanish) En Una Baldosa article
- (in Spanish) Clarín article about the failed move to Spain[permanent dead link]
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