Retired versatile striker and midfielder who gained fame for his long, prosperous club career in top leagues around the world, including for Boca Juniors in two stints between 1987-1998. He was the Argentine Primera División's top scorer in 1992, and won the Torneo Apertura that same year with the club.
He has called soccer games as a sportscaster in retirement for Fox Sports Latinoamérica. He won the 1991 Copa América tournament with Argentina's national team.
He shares a son named Diego and a daughter named Lola with his wife Yanina.
He was named the "new Diego Maradona" during his high-profile youth career in the 1980's.