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Mario Kempes

Mario Kempes
Personal information
Full nameMario Alberto Kempes
Date of birthJuly 15, 1954(age 62)
Height1.82 m (5 ft 11.6 in)
Playing positionStriker

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Mario Alberto Kempes (born 15 July 1954 in Bell Ville, Córdoba) is a retired Argentine footballer. His father, Mario, also a footballer, inspired him to play from a young age. At the age of 7, he began playing with a junior team and at 14, he joined La Cuarta de Talleres. He is most notable for playing for Valencia and being the focal point of Argentina's 1978 World Cup win.


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