Roberto Perfumo

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Roberto Perfumo
Perfumo 1969.jpeg
Perfumo in 1969
Personal information
Full name Roberto Alfredo Perfumo
Date of birth (1942-10-03)3 October 1942
Place of birth Sarandí, Argentina
Date of death 10 March 2016(2016-03-10) (aged 73)
Place of death Buenos Aires, Argentina
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
1960–1961 River Plate
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1962–1970 Racing Club 207 (14)
1971–1974 Cruzeiro 141 (6)
1975–1978 River Plate 110 (4)
National team
1964–1974 Argentina 37 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Roberto Alfredo Perfumo (3 October 1942 – 10 March 2016) was an Argentine footballer and sports commentator. He was nicknamed El Mariscal. He was thought as one of the best Argentine defenders ever.[1][2] Perfumo played for Racing, River Plate and Brazilian team Cruzeiro. With the national team, he played the 1966 and 1974 World Cups.

Perfumo died at 73 from a skull injury after falling from a stairway in Buenos Aires on 10 March 2016.

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