Jorge Burruchaga

Soccer Player

Birthday October 9, 1962

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace Argentina

Age 61 years old

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About

Argentine former footballer best known for scoring the tournament-winning goal in the 1986 FIFA World Cup. He also won the Copa Libertadores and Intercontinental Cup in 1984 while playing for Independiente.

Before Fame

He was born in Gualeguay and started playing youth soccer for Arsenal de Sarandi in 1980.

Trivia

He was suspended for six months after it was revealed that he conspired to throw a match against Olympique de Marseille in 1993.

Family Life

He married Laura Mendoza in 1995. He has children named Mauro, Daiana and Alexia.

Associated With

He and team captain Diego Maradona won the World Cup for Argentina in 1986.