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- René Orlando Houseman (born July 19, 1953 in La Banda, Santiago del Estero) is a retired Argentine footballer, who played as a right winger.
In his career he played for Defensores de Belgrano, Huracán, River Plate, Colo Colo (in Chile), Amazulu (in South Africa), Independiente and Excursionistas.
During his international career he also played for Argentina, and participated at the 1974 FIFA World Cup, where he scored three goals. His greatest achievement in football was being a member of the 1978 FIFA World Cup winning team (he came on as a substitute after 75 minutes in the World Cup Final). His career was cut short due to problems with alcoholism, with which he has been struggling for the last 20 years.
Argentina: 55 appearances / 13 goals
1971-1973 Defensores de Belgrano: 38 appearances / 16 goals
1973-1980 Huracán: 266 appearances / 108 goals
1981 River Plate: 12 appearances / 1 goals
1982 Colo Colo: 18 appearances / 3 goals
1983 Amazulu: 7 appearances / 3 goals
1984 Independiente: 3 appearances
1985 ExcursionistasL 1 appearances
Trophies & Tournaments:
1972 Primera C - Defensores de Belgrano
1973 Metropolitano Primera División Argentina - Huracán
1978 World Cup - Argentina
1984 Copa Libertadores - Independiente
http://web.archive.org/web/200710200253 ... ugador=416
http://www.rsssf.com/miscellaneous/wcwinners.html (1978 Argentina)
http://srb.worldfootball.net/spieler_pr ... -houseman/