Rubén Galván

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Rubén Galván
Personal information
Full name Rubén Galván[1]
Date of birth (1952-04-07)7 April 1952
Place of birth Comandante Fontana, Argentina
Date of death 14 March 2018(2018-03-14) (aged 65)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971–1980 Independiente 231 (14)
1980 Estudiantes de La Plata 21 (0)
National team
1974-1978 Argentina 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Rubén Galván (7 April 1952 – 14 March 2018) was an Argentine football midfielder. He played for Club Atlético Independiente for most of his career.[2]

At international level, he was part of the Argentina squad that won the 1978 FIFA World Cup on home soil.[3]

Galván died of cirrhosis on 14 March 2018 at the age of 65.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Rubén Galván — Argentina 1978" (PDF). diariohoy.net. 10 June 2006. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
  2. "Murió Rubén Galván, campeón del mundo en 1978 y gloria de la historia de Independiente". Infobae (in Spanish). 2018-03-14. Retrieved 2018-03-14.
  3. "Argentina National Team Players 1964-1998". Prepared and maintained by Luc Vandenberghe for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 22 November 2012. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
  4. Muere el argentino Rubén Galván, campeón del mundo en Argentina 1978 - Marca (Spanish)