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Jorge Burruchaga


Jorge Luis Burruchaga is a former Argentine professional football player, and currently manager of Arsenal de Sarandi in the Primera Division Argentina. He played both as an attacking midfielder and striker and is famous for scoring the winning goal in the final of the 1986 FIFA World Cup.

Burruchaga coached Arsenal de Sarandi since its arrival to first division in 2002, and succeeded in keeping the team far from the bottom of the standings. For the 2005/06 season, he signed with Estudiantes de La Plata. In May 2006, he moved to Independiente and resigned on April 2007. World Cup winner Jorge Burruchaga quit as coach first division Banfield on Sunday March 22 2009.

On May 05 2009 Arsenal de Sarandi have signed him as coach for one season, the former Banfield coach has already managed Arsenal de Sarandi from 2002 to 2005. Moreover, he was an Arsenal player from 1979 to 1981. Burruchaga has told ESPN Radio he is thrilled to return to Arsenal de Sarandi.

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