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Gustavo Dezotti

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Full nameGustavo Abel Dezotti
Playing positionstriker

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Gustavo Abel Dezotti (born 14 February 1964) is a former football (soccer) striker from Argentina. He played most of his career for Newell's Old Boys in Argentina, he was part of the team that won the Primera Division Argentina championship of 1987-1988.

Being part of a title winning side brought him to the attention of Major European clubs, and in 1988 he moved to Italy where he played for S.S. Lazio and then U.S. Cremonese. In 1994 he moved to Mexico to play for Club León and then Club Atlas. Dezotti's final club were Defensor Sporting Club of Uruguay where he retired in 1998.

Probably the most notorious moment of his career came when he was sent off in the 1990 FIFA World Cup final against West Germany.

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