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Ricardo Altamirano

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Full nameRicardo Daniel Altamirano
Playing positionDefender

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Ricardo Daniel Altamirano (born 12 December 1965 in Laguna Paiva, Santa Fe) is a former Argentina international footballer.

Altamirano signed as a youth player in 1982 at Unión de Santa Fe, he made his breakthrough into the first team in 1986, but left the club shortly after their relegation from the Argentine Primera in 1988.

Altamirano joined Club Atlético Independiente in 1988, he was part of the squad that won the 1988-1989 championship.

Altamirano received his first call-up to the Argentina national team in 1991. He played in three Copa Américas, he was part of the winning squad in 1991 and 1993 and part of the team that were eliminated in the Quarter finals by Brazil in 1995. Altamirano also represented Argentina in the FIFA Confederations Cup in 1992 won by Argentina.

In 1992 Altamirano joined River Plate where he went on to another six major titles, 4 league titles, the Copa Libertadores 1996 and the Supercopa Sudamericana 1997.


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