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Roberto Perfumo

Full name: Roberto Alfredo Perfumo
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: October 3, 1942 in Sarandí, Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: March 10, 2016 in Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Affiliations: Racing Club, Avellaneda (ARG)
Country: ARG Argentina
Sport: Football


Roberto Perfumo started out as a midfielder in youth football, playing with River Plate, but later switched to right back. He started his senior career with Racing Club, playing for them from 1962-70, then played for Cruzeiro from 1971-74, and finished his career back with River Plate from 1975-78.

With Racing Club, Perfumo won titles in the Primera División in 1966, and the Copa Libertadores and Intercontinental Cup in 1967. He won the Campeonato Mineiro three times with Cruzeiro in 1972-74. Between 1964-74 Perfumo was on the Argentine national team, earning 37 international caps. He later became a football commentator for ESPN Deportes and for the public television show Fútbol para todos. Perfumo died tragically. He was dining with fellow journalists at a Buenos Aires restaurant when he fell, striking his head and dying from a skull injury.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Football Men's Football Argentina ARG 9T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC S FC
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Football Argentina ARG Final Standings 9T 1964-10-11 0 0 0 1 12
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Football Argentina ARG Group D Match #1 1T 1964-10-12 GHA 1, ARG 1 0 0 6
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Football Argentina ARG Group D Match #2 2 1964-10-14 JPN 3, ARG 2 0 1 6
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