Burruchaga (born October 9, 1962 in Gualeguay, Entre Ríos) was
an Argentine professional football player, and currently a
football coach. He played both as an attacking midfielder and
El Burru was part of the team that won the 1986 World Cup,
scoring the goal that gave Argentina the 3:2 victory against
Germany in the final match. He also participated in all
Argentine matches at the 1990 World Cup. With Independiente he
won an Argentine league in 1983, a Copa Libertadores (top scorer
with 6 goals), and an Intercontinental Cup in 1984.
He coached Arsenal de Sarandí 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.