Mario Kempes

NAME: Mario Alberto Kempes Chiodi
DATE OF BIRTH: 15.07.1954
NATIONALITY: Argentina
HEIGHT: 182 cm 

POSITION: Forward, Striker

 

CLUB:
1970/73 Instituto 13 (11)
1973/76 Rosario Central 107 (85)
1976/81 Valencia 142 (95)
1981/82 River Plate 29 (15)
1982/84 Valencia 42 (21)
1984/86 Hércules 38 (10)
1986/87 First Vienna 20 (7)
1987/90 St. Pölten 96 (34)
1990/92 Kremser SC 39 (7)
1992/93 Fernández Vial 11 (5)
1993/94 Pelita Jaya 18 (12)
Total 555 (300)

 

NATIONAL TEAM: Argentina 43 (20)

 

HONOURS:
1974 Argentine Primera División Nacional top scorers
1976 Argentine Primera División Metropolitan top scorers
1977 Pichichi Trophy
1978 Pichichi Trophy
1978 FIFA World Cup
1978 FIFA World Cup Golden Boot
1978 FIFA World Cup Golden Ball
1978 FIFA World Cup All-Star Team
1978 Ballon d’Or: 1978 – Le nouveau palmarès (the new winners)
1978 Onze d’Or
1978 Olimpia de Plata
1978 South American Footballer of the Year
1978/79 Copa del Rey

1979/80 UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup
1979/80 UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup top scorers

1980 UEFA Super Cup
1981 Primera División Nacional
1993/94 Galatama
2004 FIFA 100 
2006 South American Player of the Century: Ranking Nº 23
2007 Golden Foot: as football legend
2015 AFA Team of All Time

 

STRENGHTSStrength, Athleticism, Coordination, Technique, Heading, Finishing, Determination, Personality

 

STYLE OF PLAY:
More versatile than the target-man
Likes to receive the ball into the area
Use his strength in the air
Ability to use his head to score or to pass

 

DEFENCE 38
CONTROL 85
ATTACK 93

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