|Full name||René Orlando Houseman|
|Date of birth||19 July 1953|
|Place of birth||La Banda, Argentina|
|Height||1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)|
|1971–1973||Defensores de Belgrano||38||(16)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of July 2007.
During his international career he also played for Argentina, and participated at the 1974 FIFA World Cup, where he scored three goals. His greatest achievement in football was being a member of the 1978 FIFA World Cup winning team and scoring in the 6-0 win over Peru. His career was cut short due to problems with alcoholism, with which he has been struggling for most of his life.
|1976||Argentina||Copa Felix Bogado|
|1976||Argentina||Copa Ramon Castilla|
|1978||Argentina||FIFA World Cup|
|1978||Argentina||Copa Ramon Castilla|
|1972||Defensores de Belgrano||Primera C|
- René Houseman – FIFA competition record
- René Houseman at National-Football-Teams.com
- (Spanish) Futbol Factory profile at the Wayback Machine (archived October 20, 2007)
- (Spanish) "Club Atlético Defensores de Belgrano". Sitio Web Oficial del Club Atlético Defensores de Belgrano. 15 December 2016. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
- (Spanish) "Club Atlético Huracán". Sitios Oficiales del Club Atlético Huracán. 10 December 2016. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
- (Spanish) "Club Atlético Excursionistas". Sitio Web Oficial del Club Atlético Excursionistas. 15 December 2016. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
- (Spanish) "René Houseman: Mi adicción al alcohol". taringa.net. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
- "World Cup Champions Squads 1930–2014". Prepared and maintained by Gwidon Naskrent, Roberto Di Maggio and José Luis Pierrend for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 27 July 2014. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
- "Championship Cup — Campeonato Metropolitano — 1973". Prepared and maintained by Javier Roimiser for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 2 October 2005. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
- "Copa Libertadores de América 1984". Prepared and maintained by John Beuker and Pablo Ciullini for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 7 March 2013. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
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