Nickname: "El gringo"
Number: 14 (1986 World Cup)
Position: *SMF, DMF, CMF, WB
Age: 26-29 (11/12/1956)
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 76 kg
Top Speed: 79
Dribble Accuracy: 84
Dribble Speed: 81
Short Pass Accuracy: 83
Short Pass Speed: 79
Long Pass Accuracy: 80
Long Pass Speed: 77
Shot Accuracy: 71
Shot Power: 81
Shot Technique: 70
Free Kick Accuracy: 76
Goalkeeper Skills: 50
Team Work: 87
Injury Tolerance: B
Weak Foot Accuracy: 6
Weak Foot Frequency: 5
Growth type: Standard/Lasting
P10: Box to Box
S06: Outside Curve
S07: Man Marking
Attack/Defence Awareness Card: Balanced
Ricardo Omar Giusti (born 11 December, 1956 in Arroyo Seco) is a former Argentine footballer. A solid midfield player, he played most of his career at Independiente.
He won the FIFA World Cup with Argentina in 1986, where he played in every game for the eventual champions. He also played in the 1990 FIFA World Cup where, after missing the first two group matches, he went on to figure in every game up till the semi-finals where Argentina knocked out Italy. Giusti was sent off in that match after a second bookable offence where he elbowed Italian forward Roberto Baggio.
Giusti is currently 22nd in the appearance records for Argentina with 53 caps. Giusti played a part in 5 major tournaments for Argentina.
During his career Giusti also played for Unión de Santa Fe, Argentinos Juniors and Newell's Old Boys, but he had most of his success with Independiente where he captained the team in their most successful era. He was named as the club's best defender during Independiente's 90th anniversary.
He won the FIFA World Cup with Argentina in 1986 & also came runner-up in the 1990 FIFA World Cup. With 53 caps Giusti is currently 22nd in the appearance records for Argentina. he played a part in 5 major tournaments.
During his career Giusti also played for Unión de Santa Fe, Argentinos Juniors and Newell's Old Boys, but he had most of his success with Independiente where he was part of the teams that won the Primera Division Argentina titles in Metropolitano 1983 and in the 1988-1989 season.
1983 Torneo Metropolitano - Independiente
1984 Copa Libertadores - Independiente
1984 Copa Intercontinental - Independiente
1986 Word Cup - Argentina
1988-1989 Primera División - Independiente
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