Arnaldo Ariel Ortega (born 4 March 1974) is an Argentine football attacking midfielder, who plays for River Plate. His nickname is "El Burrito" ("The Little Donkey"), thus called "Burrito Ortega".
Ortega's previous clubs include Fenerbahce, Parma, Sampdoria, Valencia, and Newell's Old Boys. Ortega played for his country in the 1994, 1998, and 2002 World Cups. He was also a member of the team that won the silver medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics.
Along with his skills, Ortega is infamously temperamental.
Argentine Primera statistics
River Plate player profile
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