Rubén Horacio Galletti

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Rubén Horacio Galletti
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Personal information
Date of birth (1950-09-10) September 10, 1950 (age 66)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Playing position Right-winger
Youth career
Boca Juniors
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971–1972 Boca Juniors 10 (4)
1973–1977 Estudiantes de La Plata 203 (total) (88)
1978–1979 River Plate 56 (13)
1980–1982 Estudiantes de La Plata (see above)
1983 Argentinos Juniors 37 (9)
1984 Huracán 3 (0)
1985 Talleres (RE) 3 (1)
National team
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:49, 18 May 2009 (UTC).

Rubén Horacio Galletti (born 10 September 1950 in Buenos Aires) is a former Argentine football who two Primera División championships and played for the Argentina national team.[1]

Galletti began his playing career with Boca Juniors in a game against Platense on 18 April 1971. After playing only ten games for Boca, he joined Estudiantes de La Plata where he made a total of 203 appearances and scored 88 goals in his two spells with the club.

Between 1978 and 1979 he played for Boca's fiercest rivals River Plate where he won both the Metropolitano and the Nacional championship in 1979.

Galletti returned to Estudiantes in 1980 where he was part of the Metropolitano championship winning team in 1982.

Galletti played out his career with Argentinos Juniors, Huracán and Talleres de Remedios de Escalada.

Galletti's son Luciano also played for Estudiantes before continuing his career in European football.

Father and son made headlines in the Argentina press in October 2012, when they became donor and recipient in a kidney transplantation after Luciano had to retire from activity while playing for Olympiacos CFP in 2010, following an acute kidney failure.[2]


Season Team Title
Metropolitano1979 River Plate Primera División Argentina
Nacional 1979 River Plate Primera División Argentina
Metropolitano 1982 Estudiantes de La Plata Primera División Argentina


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