René Houseman

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René Houseman
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Houseman with Argentina in 1978
Personal information
Full name René Orlando Houseman
Date of birth (1953-07-19)19 July 1953
Place of birth La Banda, Argentina
Date of death 22 March 2018(2018-03-22) (aged 64)
Place of death Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Number 7
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971–1973 Defensores de Belgrano 38 (16)
1973–1980 Huracán 266 (108)
1981 River Plate 12 (1)
1982 Colo-Colo 18 (3)
1983 Amazulu ? (?)
1984 Independiente 3 (0)
1985 Excursionistas 1 (0)
National team
1973–1979 Argentina 55 (13)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of July 2007

René Orlando Houseman (19 July 1953 – 22 March 2018), nicknamed Loco,[1] was an Argentine footballer. He played as a right winger.[1]

During his international career Houseman also played for the Argentina national team and participated at the 1974 FIFA World Cup, where he scored three goals.

Houseman died of tongue cancer in Buenos Aires on 22 March 2018 at the age of 64.[2]

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