Roberto Fabian Ayala , nicknamed El Raton is an Argentine footballer. Regarded as one of the best central defenders, he has been captain of the Argentine national team for more matches than anyone else. He has captained 63 matches and has played in three World Cups. Ayala made 115 international appearances, only Javier Zanetti having more caps for Argentina.
Roberto inherited the nickname of Raton (Mouse) from Argentine 1974 World Cup player Ruben Ayala, though they are not related.
Roberto Ayala llego a Argentina para incorporarse a Racing Club
Clarin newspaper Ayala: "Mi ciclo en la Seleccion esta terminado" (Spanish)
Ayala: "Mi ciclo en la Seleccion esta terminado"
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