Roberto Carlos Mario Gómez
|Full name||Roberto Mario Carlos Gomez|
|Date of birth||February 27, 1957|
|Place of birth||Mar del Plata, Argentina|
|1980–1987||Ferro Carril Oeste||135||(3)|
|2004||Gimnasia La Plata|
|2007||Club Atlético Belgrano|
|2010||Club Atlético Tucumán|
|2011–2012||Ferro Carril Oeste|
|2015–2017||Johor Darul Ta'zim|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Gómez has been known as Roberto Gómez during his playing career and as Mario Gómez during his coaching career.
Gómez started playing in 1979 for Club Atlético Kimberley de Mar del Plata. in 1980 he was signed for Ferro Carril Oeste by manager Carlos Timoteo Griguol. Gómez played through Ferro's glory years in the 1980s, helping the side to win two Nacional championships in 1982 and 1984.
Gómez made 135 appearances for Ferro between 1980 and 1987.
After retiring as a player Gómez became Griguol's assistant, working alongside him at Ferro and at Gimnasia de La Plata.
In 1999 Gómez took over as manager .of Mallorca, but he was not allowed to continue in the job because the regulations required 2 full years of managerial experience, he was only in charge for 5 games (2 draws, 3 defeats)
In 2004 Gómez returned to Argentina to take over as manager of Gimnasia de La Plata where he famously said "fútbol argentino lo gobiernan los hinchas" (football in Argentina is governed by the fans)
In December 2004 he took over at Gimnasia y Esgrima de Jujuy, guiding them to the 2nd division championship in Clausura 2005 and promotion to the Primera División. The next season, he helped Gimnasia maintain their place in the Primera with a 4th-place finish in the Clausura 2006.
In 2006 Gómez joined struggling Quilmes but could not turn the club's fortunes around, failing to win any of his six games in charge. Gómez then returned to Gimnasia de Jujuy.
In June 2009 Mario Gómez agreed to sign a contract as a manager with Greek team Asteras Tripolis. A new team with high ambitions and many Argentine players. On 9 March 2010 Last-place Club Atlético Tucumán officials sacked Osvaldo Sosa and replaced him with the former Asteras Tripolis coach.
In July 2011 Gómez rejoined his old club Ferro Carril Oeste as manager.
in March 2012, it becomes the successor of Jose Luis Calderon, on the sidelines of Gimnasia de Jujuy.
At the beginning of 2014 was confirmed as the new coach of Ecuador's Deportivo Cuenca. Managing to win the Hong Kong 2014 Lunar New Year Cup.
Currently leading the Johor Darul Ta'zim F.C. League of Malaysia which was champion of the Super League Malaysia in 2015. He has also managed to reach the final of the 2015 AFC Cup and win it thus Johor Darul Ta'zim F.C. becomes the first East Asian team in history to win that competition. He was awarded as the best coach in Malaysia 2015.
He has also managed to win the Charity Shield Malaysia in 2016.
In March 2017, he was initially appointed as Malaysian national football team's head coach by FAM president Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, but he then asked for a higher salary and was therefore rejected.